Definition of moss stitch in English:

moss stitch


  • [mass noun] Alternate plain and purl stitches in knitting.

    • ‘One point to note is that it works well with garter and moss stitch.’
    • ‘In addition to adding beads, I've also added a moss stitch border, and my version will be a stole, knitted from the bottom up.’
    • ‘The whole thing was covered all over in what looked like an outsize version of moss stitch, and the back was a series of rounded surfaces rather than flat.’