Ghiordes knot

  1. a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the parallel ends of looped yarn alternate with two threads of warp, producing an uneven pile effect.

Origin of Ghiordes knot

First recorded in 1895–1900
  • Also called Turkish knot.

Words Nearby Ghiordes knot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024