knit knit  /ˈnɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fabric made by knitting
  2. (n) a basic knitting stitch
  3. (n) needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
  4. (v) make (textiles) by knitting
  5. (v) tie or link together
  6. (v) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

Usage(s):

  1. The textile industry has long depended on large machines for knitting such small items as stockings and sweaters, but the current boom in skin-tight stretch clothes has hatched far.
  2. Away from the pool, Rice has dabbled in modeling and clearly prefers partying to knitting.
  3. People knit their dogs things.

News

  1. Pearisburg mother knits to honor memory of her son

    “Knit one, pearl two” has never held so much meaning. It’s an action most knitters perform without thinking but will forever be connected to the heart of Janice Davis. As she goes through each day, Davis thinks of her son Mark Davis. She remembers his “jokester” personality, humble smile and home-centered mind-set. Janice Davis lost [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Happy Knits wants you to knit in public; Black Sheep Gathering coming up: Knitting events

    The Naked Sheep Knit Shop turns 8 next month, and they have gifts to give!
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. ‘Knit In Public Day’ Saturday at the Long Hill Library

    LONG HILL TWP. — World Wide Knit in Public (WWKIP) Day will be celebrated from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Long Hill Library, Valley Road, Gillette.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Echoes-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "I have decided to stay with the Renault F1 team because, as I have often repeated this season, they have always been my first choice and I feel very happy and comfortable with them", Alonso said in statement. "It's a very close-knit team...
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Fernando Alonso Source: SuperSport

  2. "We are withholding their identities as we work with the relevant authorities to notify the families," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with them. Tesla is a small, tightly knit company, and this is a...
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Elon Musk Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "As we mourn the loss of these dedicated workers who perished on the job in this horrific accident, we know the close-knit communities of Newfoundland and Labrador grieve for those they have lost," Mr. Ignatieff said. "All Canadians join with...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: National Post

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