raschel knitting

noun

ra·​schel knitting
(ˈ)rä¦shel-
: warp knitting resembling tricot but usually coarser and with openwork patterns

Word History

Etymology

from Raschel (machine), a kind of loom, from German Raschelmaschine, after Rachel (Elisa R. Félix) †1858 French actress

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“Raschel knitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raschel%20knitting. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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