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  • n  a fabric made by knitting
  • n  a basic knitting stitch
  • n  needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
  • v  make (textiles) by knitting
    knit a scarf
  • v  tie or link together
  • v  to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

  • Four million people, mostly women in their 20s and 30s, began knitting last year alone, according to the Craft Yarn Council of America.
  • The knitting turned out to be part of Boston's tercentenary celebration and it commemorated a spinning contest held there 182 years ago which ended in a riot when some 600 .
  • 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.
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  • Fernando Alonso in SuperSport
    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...
  • Elon Musk in San Jose Mercury News
    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...
  • Michael Ignatieff in National Post
    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...

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