Stockinet Stitch

This is a stitch pattern with one side of the pattern a purl stitch and the other side of the pattern a knit stitch.

Stockinet stitch also known as stocking stitch can be done using hand knitting needles or on the machine knitting.

Stockinet stitch pattern showing the knit and purl side
Knit side of stockinet stitch.
Purl side of stockinet stitch