There are 2 main translations of purl in Spanish

: purl1purl2

purl1

punto revés, n.

Pronunciation /pəːl//pərl/

noun

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    (stitch)
    punto revés masculine
    punto al revés masculine
    punto del revés masculine

transitive verb

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    (in knitting)
    tejer al revés
    tejer del revés
    knit one, purl one uno (al) derecho, uno (al) revés

intransitive verb

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    (in knitting)
    tejer al revés
    tejer del revés
    • Suddenly he found there were other skills he had to teach his girls - knitting was just one of them, but the self-taught silversmith soon picked up the knit one, purl one skills as well!
    • I searched the Internet and found Web sites that had actual movies of how to cast on as well as knit, purl, and cast off.
    • Or perhaps it'll be cyber-knitters, chanting some elaborated version of ‘knit one, purl two’ as they create mythic tapestries or heal rifts in the fabric of space-time.
    • Purl one, knit one, purl one, purl one - wait, that was a knit, wasn't it?
    • It was just an experiment piece - where I tried to remember how to knit, purl, cast off, increase and decrease etc.
    • Although, I find it less annoying than a rib - knit 3, move yarn, purl 3, move yarn, repeat - because I always loose track of what stitch I'm on.
    • I was most overwhelmed and went to bed having nightmares about socked feet walking up and down my naked body shouting knit one purl one faster faster…

There are 2 main translations of purl in Spanish

: purl1purl2

purl2

murmurar, v.

Pronunciation /pərl//pəːl/

intransitive verb

literary

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    (water/stream) murmurar literary
    • He sits on the bank and, wretched, stares into the purling water.
    • I look out of the window and through the purling drops I can see gutters running with water; I can see the clouds almost black with rain to come.
    • The water gurgled and purled, loudly at first, then softly, as a powerful foot-wide whirlpool took shape.
    • Miri could not imagine there was such a beautiful place as the island of Philae, an island amongst islands washed by the purling waters of the Nile.