Meaning of stockinette

stock•i•nette

Pronunciation: (stok"u-net'), [key]
— n.
  1. a stretchy, machine-knitted fabric used for making undergarments, infants' wear, etc.
  2. Also calleda 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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