purl

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Related to purl stitch: stockinette stitch

purl

1. a curling movement of water; eddy
2. a murmuring sound, as of a shallow stream

purl

[pərl]
(hydrology)
A swirling or eddying stream or rill, moving swiftly around obstructions.

PURL

(Persistent URL) A URL that points to another URL. PURLs are used when document pages are expected to be moved to different locations from time to time. The PURL is maintained as the official URL for that resource, and when that PURL is requested, a PURL server redirects the browser to the actual current URL. See also Perl.
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To identify rib-knit fabric, pull the fabric crosswise and look for the raised knit stitch wales and the recessed purl stitch wales (A).
uk EVENTS TODAY Urban Craft Collective Knitting club for all abilities, for those who want to perk up their purl stitch while enjoying tea and cake, 7-9pm.
When purling a stitch to the left of a knit stitch, insert your needle into the stitch purlwise as usual, but when making the purl stitch, wrap the yarn around the needle in the opposite direction.
If the next stitch on the left needle is a purl stitch, then work M1.
Purl the back stitch, and move needle in a figure-8 to bring new stitch and right needle out of the purl stitch and out through the front stitch from back to front, taking the original stitches off the needles.