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purl

noun [U] uk   /pɜːl/  us   /pɝːl/
a type of stitch that you make when you knit by putting the needle into the front of the first stitch on the other needle

purl

verb [I or T] uk   /pɜːl/  us   /pɝːl/
to knit a purl stitch: Knit one, purl one.
Translations of “purl”
in Vietnamese mũi đan móc…
in Spanish punto del revés…
in Thai การถักไหมพรม…
in Malaysian jahit purl…
in French maille à l’envers…
in German das Linksstricken…
in Chinese (Traditional) (編織中的)反針,倒針…
in Indonesian setik rajutan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (编织中的)反针,倒针…
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