[ stok-uh-net ]

  1. Also stock·i·net . a stretchy, machine-knitted fabric used for making undergarments, infants' wear, etc.

  2. Also called stockinette stitch .Knitting. a knitting pattern made by alternating single rows of knit stitches and of purl stitches in such a way that all the knit stitches show on one side of the fabric and all the purl stitches on the other.

Origin of stockinette

First recorded in 1775–85; earlier stocking-net

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

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