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knit·ting

 (nĭt′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of producing something knitted.
2. Material that has been knitted or is being knitted.

knitting

(ˈnɪtɪŋ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing)
a. knitted work or the process of producing it
b. (as modifier): a knitting machine.

knit•ting

(ˈnɪt ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of one that knits.
2. knitted work.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.knitting - needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machineknitting - needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
bind off, tie up - finish the last row
2.knitting - creating knitted wear
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
Translations
حَبْكحِياكَة بالصُّنارَهنسيج مَحْبوك
pletení
strikningstrikketøj
neuletyö
pletenje
prjónaskapurprjónles
編物
뜨개질
pletenieúplet
pletenje
stickning
การถัก
örgüörmeörülmüş şey
việc đan len

knitting

[ˈnɪtɪŋ]
A. N (= activity) → labor f de punto; (= product) → prenda f de punto; (= piece being worked on) → labor f
I think I'll do some knittingcreo que voy a ponerme a hacer punto or (LAm) tejer
she put her knitting down on the chairdejó la labor sobre la silla
B. CPD knitting machine Ntricotosa f (Sp), máquina f de tejer (LAm)
knitting needle, knitting pin Naguja f de hacer punto or (LAm) de tejer
knitting pattern Npatrón m, instrucciones fpl para hacer punto, instrucciones fpl de tejido (LAm)
knitting wool Nlana f para labores or (LAm) para tejer

knitting

[ˈnɪtɪŋ] ntricot m
I like knitting → J'aime le tricot., J'aime faire du tricot.
to do one's knitting → faire son tricotknitting machine nmachine f à tricoterknitting needle naiguille f à tricoterknitting pattern nmodèle m (pour tricot)

knitting

n
Stricken nt; (= material being knitted)Strickzeug nt, → Strickarbeit f; (= knitted goods)Gestrickte(s) nt, → Stricksachen pl; she was doing her knittingsie strickte
(of bones etc)Verwachsen nt, → Zusammenwachsen nt

knitting

:
knitting machine
knitting needle
nStricknadel f
knitting wool
n(Strick)wolle f, → Strickgarn nt

knitting

[ˈnɪtɪŋ] n (activity) → il lavorare m a maglia; (product) → lavoro a maglia

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.

knitting

حَبْك pletení strikning Stricken πλέξιμο punto, tejido neuletyö tricot pletenje lavoro a maglia 編物 뜨개질 breiwerk strikking dziewiarstwo tricô вязание stickning การถัก örgü việc đan len 编织
References in classic literature ?
As young readers like to know `how people look', we will take this moment to give them a little sketch of the four sisters, who sat knitting away in the twilight, while the December snow fell quietly without, and the fire crackled cheerfully within.
After this incident, Hepzibah retreated to the back parlor, where she at first caught up a half-finished stocking, and began knitting at it with nervous and irregular jerks; but quickly finding herself at odds with the stitches, she threw it aside, and walked hurriedly about the room.
I achieved thoughtfully a few loops of my knitting.
In instances where the lightning has actually struck the vessel, so as to smite down some of the spars and rigging, the effect upon the needle has at times been still more fatal; all its loadstone virtue being annihilated, so that the before magnetic steel was of no more use than an old wife's knitting needle.
She went and hired a room for her with old Widow Mallet, and she gave her knitting and needlework when she was able to do it; and when she was ill she sent her dinners and many nice, comfortable things, and was like a mother to her.
There was a woman about forty year old in there knitting by a candle that was on a pine table.
The Burnham sisters had gone and the two aunts were knitting.
and Miss Bates occupied the drawingroom floor; and there, in the very moderatesized apartment, which was every thing to them, the visitors were most cordially and even gratefully welcomed; the quiet neat old lady, who with her knitting was seated in the warmest corner, wanting even to give up her place to Miss Woodhouse, and her more active, talking daughter, almost ready to overpower them with care and kindness, thanks for their visit, solicitude for their shoes, anxious inquiries after Mr.
She returned; with her own hands cleared her knitting apparatus and a book or two from the table, to make room for the tray which Leah now brought, and then herself handed me the refreshments.
A high wind blustered round the house, and roared in the chimney: it sounded wild and stormy, yet it was not cold, and we were all together - I, a little removed from the hearth, busy at my knitting, and Joseph reading his Bible near the table
She came bringing the stocking she was always knitting when she was doing nothing else.
He read the draft for the Will first, pausing and knitting his brows distrustfully, wherever he found blank spaces left in the manuscript to be filled in with the names of persons and the enumeration of sums bequeathed to them.