pick up stitches
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- (idiomatic) o add ("pick up") stitches to the knitting needle that were previously bound off, or that belong to the selvage, during the process of knitting or entrelac.
- Stitches that were added to the row, during knitting.
- June Hemmons Hiatt (1988). The Principles of Knitting. Simon and Schuster, pp. 183-200. ISBN 0-671-55233-3