raschel knitting

noun
ra·​schel knitting | \ (ˈ)rä¦shel- \

Definition of raschel knitting

: warp knitting resembling tricot but usually coarser and with openwork patterns

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History and Etymology for raschel knitting

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 14 Aug. 2022.

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