Definition of garter stitch in English:

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garter stitch

Pronunciation: /ˈɡärdər stiCH/

noun

Knitting in which all of the rows are knitted in knit (plain) stitch, rather than alternating with purl rows.
Example sentences
  • Increasing every 6th and 4th row makes a lot of sense and here's why: The sleeve stitch pattern is a 10 row pattern, comprising of 2 rows to form garter stitch, 1 row to form the eyelets, 3 rows garter stitch and 4 rows stocking stitch.
  • This Mohair Mystery was knit in garter stitch on size 17 needles with a decorative drop-stitch edge pattern.
  • It is the first time I knit sleeves (remember, I'm the queen of the sleeveless top) and I think they turned out a tiny bit too long, but no worries, since they're done on garter stitch I can just turn the cuff around.

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Syllabification: gar·ter stitch

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