Why is it called Pearl in knitting?
A Purl is from an obsolete Scots word pirl, which means a “twist”. It was applied in the sixteenth century to a thread or cord made of twisted gold or silver wire that was used for embroidery.
What does UFO mean in knitting?
UFO. UnFinished Object. Not of the extraterrestrial kind , a knitting or crochet UFO is usually a WIP that you have temporarily or permanently abandoned or neglected. These are the projects that are semi-finished but haven’t been picked up in ages.
What do you call a person who knits?
Noun. 1. knitter – someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread. needleworker – someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle.
What is a raglan jumper?
The defining characteristics of Raglan sweaters is that they have no shoulder seam. Beginning at the neckline the sleeve cap expands to become the shoulder of the garment. The shaping of the sleeve must match the front and back shaping so that all the pieces fit together properly.