garter-stitch

garter stitch

noun
a basic knitting pattern that produces an evenly pebbled texture on both sides of the work, created by consistently knitting or purling every stitch of every row.

Origin:
1905–10

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garter stitch
 
n
knitting in which all the rows are knitted in plain stitch instead of alternating with purl rows

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