knitter


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knitter - someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or threadknitter - someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread
needleworker - someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle
Translations
حائِك
strikker
kötõ
prjónakona
pletiar
örenörgü yapanörücü

knitter

nStricker(in) m(f)

knit

(nit) past tense, past participle ˈknitted verb
1. to form (a garment) from yarn (of wool etc) by making and connecting loops, using knitting-needles. She is teaching children to knit and sew; She knitted him a sweater for Christmas.
2. (of broken bones) to grow together. The bone in his arm took a long time to knit.
ˈknitter noun
She's a very good knitter.
ˈknitting noun
1. the work of a knitter. She was occupied with her knitting.
2. the material made by knitting. a piece of knitting.
ˈknitting-needle noun
a thin rod of steel or plastic etc, used in knitting.
knit one's brows
to frown.
References in classic literature ?
Another era had dawned, new customs, new fashions sprang into life, all as lusty as if they had been born at twenty-one; as quickly as two people may exchange seats, the daughter, till now but a knitter of stockings, became the breadwinner, he who had been the breadwinner sat down to the knitting of stockings: what had been yesterday a nest of weavers was to-day a town of girls.
I'm a good fair knitter, and can make many little things to sell.
Tut, tut, that doesn't sound good--no, that doesn't sound at all natural," murmured the knitters in their absorbed voices.
To make the patterns accessible to any knitter, she has added a helpful instructional section in "Mosaic & Lace Knits" that covers the basics of knitting slip stitches, how to read lace and mosaic charts, how to work mosaic in the round, and tips and tricks to help you avoid potential pitfalls.
Dr Sarah Holmes, consultant at the Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford and a keen knitter, said: "Each year we give every patient who is staying at the hospice over Christmas a small gift bag.
A Master Knitter since 2000, Sara Louise Harper has had her designs published in many books and magazines.
The Knitter's Journal is the perfect book for knitters who love organization.
Finishing a knitting project well is key to having it turn out the way the knitter really wants.
In exchange for purchasing a cottage license and crediting the designer, the knitter will be featured on the Aroha Knits website and periodically promoted on other forms of social media.
In the lead essays, Harold Netland and Paul Knitter perform well in these respective roles, engaging in a concise, mutually respectful conversation on issues of pluralism, religious epistemology, and the normativity of Scripture.
Any knitter looking for creative inspiration for scarves will welcome this coverage
Knitter has maintained throughout that his is a Christianity modified by--but not syncretistically joined to--Buddhism.