knitter knitter  /ˈnɪ tər/


  • (n) someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread


  • Frau und Mutter Marianne Hainisch is no enfeebled wraith, no sit-by-the-stone, no knitter.



  1. "That's what I hear tell. Bloodshot has that tribute to The Knitters record," Cervenka said of the renegade-country label's "Poor Little Knitter on the Road," which includes contributions by the likes of Whiskeytown (with Ryan Adams),...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Exene Cervenka Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "Think of how freeing this is as a knitter," says Pearl-McPhee, whose blog can be found at "Up until blogging, if you knit a [bad] buttonhole you might be stuck until you can get to a knitting store. Now, I can take a...
    on Oct 6, 2005 By: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. Edith Sitwell said of Virginia Woolf: "I consider her 'a beautiful little knitter.' Mary McCarthy famously excoriated Lillian Hellman, who she considered tremendously overrated, a bad writer, and dishonest writer."
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Edith Sitwell Source: Wall Street Journal

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