cable-knit

adjective
ca·​ble-knit | \ ˈkā-bəl-ˌnit How to pronounce cable-knit (audio) \

Definition of cable-knit

: having or made with a knitting stitch that produces a pattern resembling the twist of a usually two-ply cable a cable-knit sweater

First Known Use of cable-knit

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Cable-knit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cable-knit. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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