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v. knit or knit·ted, knit·ting, knits
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.
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.
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 ?
'How CAN she knit with so many?' the puzzled child thought to herself.
"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.
"What were you thinking you could afford?" demanded Miss Patty, ceasing not to knit.
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.
Ciukas, "Structure properties of knits from natural yarns and their combination with elastane and polyamide threads," Materials Science, vol.
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.
Medium stretch knits include open-weave sweater knits, tricot and mesh, and knits with a large amount of stretch include spandex and ribbing.
Troy, NC, October 10, 2016 --( 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.