from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An elastic knitted fabric used especially in making undergarments, bandages, and babies' clothes.
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- n. variant of stockinet
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
I continued this k1, p1 for another half-inch before switching to plain stockinette for the foot.
Change to [larger] needles and continue in stockinette st.
Or, I can't tell from the photo, but it may be done in stockinette -- knits all on one side purls on the other.
I made all panels in stockinette stitch, and I used a different lace edging for it, and mine isn't quite as lacy as Meg Swansen's in the book.
The arms and legs are also knitted flat in stockinette stitch, taking advantage of stst's tendency to curl in on itself.
With size 10 needles, cast on 8 stitches, knit in stockinette stitch for however long you want your lei to be.
I'm still knitting a square from the center out, but the center is going to be plain stockinette (see note above about needing to knit quickly).
Guernsey describes a type of sweater, and jersey is sometimes used to describe a sweater and is also another term for stockinette stitch.
Once you know how to do both the knit and purl stitch, you can create a new fabric called stockinette stitch also sometimes known as jersey or stocking stitch.
If you want to give the BSJ another try, there's a stockinette version that was posted in 2007 and was still there last night:
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