cable stitch

UK / US noun [countable/uncountable]
Word forms "cable stitch":
singular cable stitch plural cable stitches
a pattern of stitches used in knitting that looks like a twisted rope

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cable stitch — n. a type of raised stitch used in knitting: it resembles ropes twisted together * * * …   Universalium

  • cable stitch — n. a type of raised stitch used in knitting: it resembles ropes twisted together …   English World dictionary

  • cable stitch — cable ,stitch noun count or uncount a pattern of stitches used in KNITTING that looks like a twisted rope …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cable stitch — noun : cable 4c * * * ˈcable stitch 7 [cable stitch] noun uncountable a ↑stitch in knitting that makes a pattern like twisted rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • cable-stitch — /kay beuhl stich /, n. 1. a series of stitches used in knitting to produce a cable effect. 2. the pattern produced by a cable stitch. v.i. 3. to produce such a stitch or pattern. [1885 90] * * * caˈble stitch noun (a series of stitches producing) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cable-stitch — /kay beuhl stich /, n. 1. a series of stitches used in knitting to produce a cable effect. 2. the pattern produced by a cable stitch. v.i. 3. to produce such a stitch or pattern. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • cable stitch — ca′ble stitch n. 1) clo a series of knitting stitches to produce a cable pattern 2) clo the pattern so produced • Etymology: 1885–90 ca′ble stitch , v.i. v.t …   From formal English to slang

  • cable stitch — noun a combination of knitted stitches resembling twisted rope …   English new terms dictionary

  • cable stitch — noun (C, U) a knotted pattern of stitches used in knitting …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cable stitch — /ˈkeɪbəl stɪtʃ/ (say kaybuhl stich) noun a knitting pattern whereby one set of stitches is crossed over another so that a rope like effect is produced …   Australian English dictionary

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