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knit

 (nĭt)
v. knit or knit·ted, knit·ting, knits
v.tr.
1. To make (a fabric or garment) by intertwining yarn or thread in a series of connected loops either by hand, with knitting needles, or on a machine.
2. To form (yarn or thread) into fabric by intertwining.
3. To join closely; unite securely.
4. To draw (the brows) together in wrinkles; furrow.
v.intr.
1. To make a fabric or garment by knitting.
2. To become securely joined or mended together closely, as a fractured bone.
3. To come together in wrinkles or furrows, as the brows.
n.
1. A fabric or garment made by knitting.
2. The way in which a fabric has been knit: a loose knit.

[Middle English knitten, to tie in a knot, from Old English cnyttan.]

knit′ter n.
References in classic literature ?
It's so very pleasant," said Lady Otway, "to knit while one's talking.
Poyser, however, had no sooner seen the pony move off than she turned round, gave the two hilarious damsels a look which drove them into the back kitchen, and unspearing her knitting, began to knit again with her usual rapidity as she re-entered the house.
They will walk about Westminster Abbey and knit, I feel sure.
The only ready made garments she bought were three fine little knit shirts.
Huh," was Billy's comment, as he went over the mite's wardrobe and came back to center on the little knit shirts, "they look more like a real kid than the whole kit an' caboodle.
Today big box stores do not seem to carry many knit usage materials, and I don't see nearly as many women knitting however back in the days when I was attending college in California, it seemed just about every young woman could be seen with a canvas bag holding yarn and knitting needles.
Some knit sources will describe types of knits and their stretch in percentage terms, such as 20%, 35% or 50% stretch, instead of focusing on generic percentages, consider the tactile qualities of the fabric.
com)-- Alandale Knitting, LLC, a leading commission circular knit manufacturer, is celebrating a half-century of continuous operation at its Troy, North Carolina operations.
From the above research study it is concluded that plain knit structure showed better results in sense of the comfort related properties of the knitted fabric as compared to that of terry and rib knitted structure.
Last year she raised an amazing PS300 and she knits a lot of blankets and toys to sell at the Velindre shop.
I made a scarf or two and became skilled enough to knit a simple sweater.
The high street has spoiled us for choice – go colour crazy with a multi–toned chunky knit, stay safe with a neutral cable knit or be adventurous with a motif knit sweater.