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Definition of Knitting

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knitted work; act of joining loops of yarn or thread; pastime of knitting
weave by joining loops of yarn or thread; stitch together; fold; be stitched together; be united; be folded; weave (an idea)
Knitting Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Process of making fabric by interlocking series of loops of one or more yarns.
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Knitting Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Knit
Union formed by knitting, as of bones.
The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\knit"ting\ (?), n.
1. the work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.
2. union formed by knitting, as of bones.
machine, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting stockings, jerseys, and the like.
&?;eedle, a stiff rod, as of steel wire, with rounded ends for knitting yarn or threads into a fabric, as in stockings.
sheath, a sheath to receive the end of a needle in knitting.

  similar words(6) 

 knitting sheath 
 knitting eedle 
 knitting machine 
 warp knitting 
 knitting stitch 
 knitting needle 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
needle|knitting needle v., t., cniotáil
knitting-needle: biorán cniotála
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gwachell = n. a skewer; a knitting needle
Gwaell, gweyll = n. a skewer, a broach; a knitting needle; a spindle.
Gweuad = n. weaving; knitting
Gweuol = a. weaving; knitting
Australian Slang
out of control
WordNet 2.0

1. needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
(synonym) knit, knitwork
(hypernym) needlework, needlecraft
(derivation) knit
(class) tie up, bind off
2. creating knitted wear
(hypernym) handicraft
(derivation) knit

1. a fabric made by knitting
(synonym) knitted fabric
(hypernym) fabric, cloth, material, textile
(hyponym) balbriggan
2. a basic knitting stitch
(synonym) knit stitch, plain, plain stitch
(hypernym) knitting stitch
3. needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
(synonym) knitting, knitwork
(hypernym) needlework, needlecraft
(class) tie up, bind off

1. make (textiles) by knitting; "knit a scarf"
(hypernym) create from raw material, create from raw stuff
(hyponym) purl
(entail) sew, run up, sew together, stitch
(derivation) knitting, knitwork
(classification) handicraft
2. tie or link together
(synonym) entwine
(hypernym) join, conjoin
(hyponym) purl stitch
(derivation) knitting, knitwork
3. to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
(synonym) pucker, rumple, cockle, crumple
(hypernym) wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp
(verb-group) draw
Knitting Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
For a woman to dream of knitting, denotes that she will possess a quiet and peaceful home, where a loving companion and dutiful children delight to give pleasure.

For a man to be in a kniting-mill, indicates thrift and a solid rise in prospects.

For a young woman to dream of knitting, is an omen of a hasty but propitious marriage.

For a young woman to dream that she works in a knitting-mill, denotes that she will have a worthy and loyal lover. To see the mill in which she works dilapidated, she will meet with reverses in fortune and love.
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Knitting Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric.

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