garter stitch

IPA: gˈɑrtɝstˈɪtʃ


  • (knitting) the most basic form of welting, produced in the round by knitting and purling alternate rows, or in the flat by knitting (or purling) every stitch

Examples of "garter-stitch" in Sentences

  • Knit for 4″ above the garter-stitch edge and then finish your swatch with 4 rows of garter stitch.
  • If you were to knit just one sweater for your dog, this garden-variety garter-stitch pullover would be a good choice.
  • I can never watch the Russian version of King Lear without getting completely distracted by the garter-stitch "armor"...
  • Work 1 single crochet in each garter-stitch “valley” through both layers along sides of panels to end, 1 single crochet in end stitches.
  • Two garter-stitch rows worked in a contrasting color will create a ridge that stands away from the main-color stockinette stitch fabric.
  • There are many variations of the simplest stitches; for example, the common garter-stitch gives a particularly good effect if knitted from the back.
  • Work even until sleeve measures 4″ from beg. Work garter-stitch border as follows: (purl 1 round, knit 1 round) 3 times, then purl 1 round (4 garter ridges).
  • With free yarn extending from right-hand end of back needle (or the farthest from you), graft stitches (making garter-stitch pattern) from the front and back needles together as follows.

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