purl stitch

noun

Definition of purl stitch

: a knitting stitch usually made with the yarn at the front of the work by inserting the right needle into the front of a loop on the left needle from the right, catching the yarn with the right needle, and bringing it through to form a new loop — compare knit stitch

First Known Use of purl stitch

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for purl stitch

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The first known use of purl stitch was in 1852

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