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synonyms for purl

  • broadcasting noise
  • electrical noise
  • hiss
  • hissing
  • hum
  • moan
  • siss
  • sissing
  • white sound
See also synonyms for: purled / purling
  • slosh
  • babble
  • lap
  • crow
  • wash
  • splash
  • ripple
  • bubble
  • plash
  • sew
  • bind
  • unite
  • mend
  • fasten
  • weave
  • web
  • intermingle
  • join
  • secure
  • cable
  • repair
  • heal
  • affix
  • contract
  • affiliate
  • interlace
  • link
  • connect
  • tie
  • net
  • ally
  • spin
  • loop
  • crochet
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How to use purl in a sentence

For instance, a fabric made of just one stitch type, such as a knit or purl, tends to curl at the edges.
HOW ONE PHYSICIST IS UNRAVELING THE MATHEMATICS OF KNITTINGLAKSHMI CHANDRASEKARANJANUARY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
To make an "over" bring the thread before the needle as if to purl, then knit the next stitch plain as usual.
HANDBOOK OF WOOL KNITTING AND CROCHETANONYMOUS
Then change to No. 12 steel needles and do 20 rows in triple rib (knit 3, purl 3) for the belt.
HANDBOOK OF WOOL KNITTING AND CROCHETANONYMOUS
Cast 35 stitches upon each of three needles and knit around 30 times in single rib—that is, knit 1, purl 1, alternately.
HANDBOOK OF WOOL KNITTING AND CROCHETANONYMOUS
Join (W) and work 14 rows even in Stocking st. ending with purl row.
BEEHIVE FOR BAIRNS, VOL. 2VARIOUS
Continue even in Stocking st. until work measures same as Fronts to armhole, ending with purl row.
BEEHIVE FOR BAIRNS, VOL. 2VARIOUS
Loops are made by buttonholing very closely over several foundation threads, making the purl on the outside edge.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
When you slip, put in needle, as if to purl, from right to left.
CYCLING AND SHOOTING KNICKERBOCKER STOCKINGSH. P. RYDER
There was music in the chug of our engines and in the purl of the water about our homely bows.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
Flat gold wire is known by the name of "plate," and various twisted threads by the name of "purl."
ART IN NEEDLEWORKLEWIS F. DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO PURL

  • call
  • chip
  • chipper
  • chirrup
  • lilt
  • pipe
  • purl
  • quaver
  • roll
  • sing
  • sound
  • trill
  • tweedle
  • tweet
  • twitter
  • warble
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