In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stitch)punto revés masculinepunto al revés masculinepunto del revés masculine
1(in knitting)tejer al revéstejer del revésknit one, purl one — uno (al) derecho, uno (al) revés
1(in knitting)tejer al revéstejer 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…
1(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.
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