Definition of Plain stitch

1. Noun. A basic knitting stitch.

Exact synonyms: Knit, Knit Stitch, Plain
Generic synonyms: Knitting Stitch
Derivative terms: Knit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plain Stitch

plain Jane
plain Janes
plain and simple
plain as a pikestaff
plain as the nose on one's face
plain clothes
plain film
plain flour
plain line
plain lined
plain lines
plain lining
plain paper
plain sailing
plain song
plain stitch (current term)
plain text
plain to see
plain turkey
plain wanderer
plain weave
plainant
plainants
plainchant
plainchants
plainclothed
plainclothes
plainclothes man
plainclothes men
plainclothesman

Literary usage of Plain stitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss A Lambert (1842)
"Second row—net one plain, over loop stitch ; make one loop stitch ; slip out the mesh ; net four plain ; repeat—finish with a plain stitch, over loop stitch ..."

2. The Young Ladies' Journal Complete Guide to the Work-table: Containing (1885)
"4th Row : Net a plain stitch ; begin the pattern by netting the third stitch, then the second, next the fifth, then the fourth; end with a plain ..."

3. The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies, and Pursuits by Matilda Anne Planche Mackarness (1888)
"A lady of rank, lately deceased, who had entirely lost her sight, spent much of her leisure in knitting ; and though she could only do the plain stitch, ..."

4. The girl's own book by Lydia Maria Francis Child (1856)
"double stitch, slightly raise the loop thread, press the thumb on it, and keep it there till the 1st plain stitch of the 2nd double stitch is made. ..."

5. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss A Lambert (1842)
"Second row—net one plain, over loop stitch ; make one loop stitch ; slip out the mesh ; net four plain ; repeat—finish with a plain stitch, over loop stitch ..."

6. The Young Ladies' Journal Complete Guide to the Work-table: Containing (1885)
"4th Row : Net a plain stitch ; begin the pattern by netting the third stitch, then the second, next the fifth, then the fourth; end with a plain ..."

7. The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies, and Pursuits by Matilda Anne Planche Mackarness (1888)
"A lady of rank, lately deceased, who had entirely lost her sight, spent much of her leisure in knitting ; and though she could only do the plain stitch, ..."

8. The girl's own book by Lydia Maria Francis Child (1856)
"double stitch, slightly raise the loop thread, press the thumb on it, and keep it there till the 1st plain stitch of the 2nd double stitch is made. ..."

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