Stockinette meaning

stŏkə-nĕt
An elastic knitted fabric used especially in making undergarments, bandages, and babies' clothes.
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A pattern in knitting in which the right side of the fabric shows knit stitches and the wrong side shows purl stitches.
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An elastic, machine-knitted cloth used for making stockings, underwear, etc.
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A knitting stitch fashioned by alternating rows of knitting and purling.
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Variant of stockinet.
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Origin of stockinette

  • Alteration of stocking net

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition