Pronunciation: (stok"u-net'),[key] —n. 1. Also,stock"i•net'.a stretchy, machine-knitted fabric used for making undergarments, infants' wear, etc.
2. Also called stockinette' stitch". a knitting pattern made by alternating single rows of knit stitches and of purl stitches in such a way that all the knit stitches show on one side of the fabric and all the purl stitches on the other.