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.
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Origin of garter stitch
First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for garter stitch
knitting in which all the rows are knitted in plain stitch instead of alternating with purl rows
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