Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Racked Stitch

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9715

n A knitting stitch that produces a herringbone effect with a ribbed back. It is employed in sweaters for decorative purposes or to form the edge of garments. The racked stitch is a variation of the half-cardigan stitch; it is created when one set of needles is displaced in relation to the other set.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA