plain knit

  1. the simplest knitted construction, consisting of vertical ribs visible on the front of the fabric and horizontal rows of stitches visible on the back, used in the production of hosiery and jersey fabrics.

Origin of plain knit

First recorded in 1965–70
  • Also called flat knit.

Words Nearby plain knit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use plain knit in a sentence

  • plain knit thirty rows, slipping the first stitch of every row.

    My Knitting Book | Miss Lambert