Origin of stockinette
Examples from the Web for stockinet
Bonde—A loosely woven fabric with a curly, hairy surface, usually made with a jersey or stockinet body.
Another indication of this trend was that stockinet, a knitted material, was gaining in popularity at the end of the century.Women's Bathing and Swimming Costume in the United States|Claudia B. Kidwell
The nightgowns should be made of soft cotton flannel or stockinet.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
The weave known as stockinet is best of all, because goods thus made cling to the body and yet restrict its activity very little.Study of Child Life|Marion Foster Washburne
Stockinet—A plain, elastic texture made on a knitting frame, used for underwear, etc.