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German translation: Gerstenkornmuster

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15:29 Aug 7, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: double seed stitch
a knitting pattern with alternating knit and purl stitches
Antje Lücke
Germany
Local time: 16:53
German translation:Gerstenkornmuster
Explanation:
I'm guessing -- it's hard to say without seeing the pattern (I have a hard time with English knitting terminology, it's something I do exclusively in German).

However, there is a Perlmuster and a Gerstenkornmuster, both consisting of alternating purl and knit stitches, and Gerstenkornmuster is about double the size of Perlmuster. "double seed stitch" kind of sounds like "Gerstenkornmuster"

Perlmuster: 1 M re., 1 M li. in jeder Reihe versetzt stricken.
Gerstenkornmuster: 1 M re., 1 M li. in jeder 2. Reihe versetzt stricken.
Reference: Nicole Strickschule

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:53
Grading comment
Ich denke, Gerstenkornmuster passt am besten. Es sind immer 2 rechte und 2 linke Maschen nebeneinander, und das in 2 Reihen (daher wohl das "double"), dann kommen 2 linke Maschen auf die beiden rechten und 2 rechte auf die linken, auch in 2 Reihen.
Vielen Dank!
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Gerstenkornmuster


Explanation:
I'm guessing -- it's hard to say without seeing the pattern (I have a hard time with English knitting terminology, it's something I do exclusively in German).

However, there is a Perlmuster and a Gerstenkornmuster, both consisting of alternating purl and knit stitches, and Gerstenkornmuster is about double the size of Perlmuster. "double seed stitch" kind of sounds like "Gerstenkornmuster"

Perlmuster: 1 M re., 1 M li. in jeder Reihe versetzt stricken.
Gerstenkornmuster: 1 M re., 1 M li. in jeder 2. Reihe versetzt stricken.
Reference: Nicole Strickschule

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:53
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
Ich denke, Gerstenkornmuster passt am besten. Es sind immer 2 rechte und 2 linke Maschen nebeneinander, und das in 2 Reihen (daher wohl das "double"), dann kommen 2 linke Maschen auf die beiden rechten und 2 rechte auf die linken, auch in 2 Reihen.
Vielen Dank!
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