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Denoting an openwork pattern in knitted garments made by dropping a made stitch at intervals.‘a drop-stitch cardigan’
- ‘Also strong were drop-stitch striped fabrics, double-faced two-color wovens in soft contrasting colors, and cotton crepe in colorful stripes and plaids, he told Bobbin.’
- ‘I'm still working on the body of the scarf, which is all drop stitch.’
- ‘It was knit in garter stitch on size 17 needles with a decorative drop-stitch edge pattern.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.