How to Pronounce purl?

Correct pronunciation for the word "purl" is [pˈɜːl], [pˈɜːl], [p_ˈɜː_l].

"Purl" in context

Purl is a form of knitting that creates a fabric with a distinct texture on the surface. It creates a three-dimensional texture, like a tube of interlocking loops. Purl stitches can be worked in a flat piece, as well as in the round.

Purl is a common stitch found in many knitted fabrics, and is used to create a wide variety of textiles, such as sweaters, hats, gloves, and socks.

When purling, you indicate the stitch pattern by alternating the working yarn between the front and back of the fabric.

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