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cable-stitch

[key-buh l-stich]
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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)
  1. to produce such a stitch or pattern.

Origin of cable-stitch

First recorded in 1885–90
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