Definition of drop-stitch in English:



  • Denoting an openwork pattern in knitted garments made by dropping a made stitch at intervals.

    ‘a drop-stitch cardigan’
    • ‘It was knit in garter stitch on size 17 needles with a decorative drop-stitch edge pattern.’
    • ‘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.’