cable stitch

cable-stitch

[key-buhl-stich]
noun
1.
a series of stitches used in knitting to produce a cable effect.
2.
the pattern produced by a cable-stitch.
verb (used without object)
3.
to produce such a stitch or pattern.

Origin:
1885–90

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cable stitch
 
n
Sometimes shortened to: cable
 a.  a pattern or series of knitting stitches producing a design like a twisted rope
 b.  (as modifier): a cable-stitch sweater

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