from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In embroidery, a stitch that interlaces with another, like basket-plaiting.
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You are now ready to begin the gore, which may be done in single rib, like the rest, or in basket-stitch (or other fancy pattern) as in the model.
There are a large variety of fancy patterns made by combining plain knitting and purling, such as the basket-stitch and others, of even or broken "check."
Cast on 85 stitches; knit in basket-stitch, as follows:
To knit the gore in basket-stitch, * purl 6, knit 2; repeat for 3 rows, then knit 1 row plain; repeat 1st 3 rows, placing the 2 plain stitches exactly in the center of the 6 purled stitches of previous rows.