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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.

knitted

(ˈnɪtɪd)
adj
(Knitting & Sewing) made by knitting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.knitted - made by intertwining threads in a series of connected loops rather than by weaving; "knitted garments"; "a hand-knitted sweater"
unwoven - not woven; "tapa cloth is an unwoven fabric made by pounding bark into a thin sheet"
Translations

knitted

[ˈnɪtɪd] ADJtejido
knitted goodsgéneros mpl de punto

knitted

[ˈnɪtɪd] adjen tricot

knitted

adjgestrickt; cardigan, dress etcStrick-; knitted goodsStrickwaren or -sachen pl

knitted

[ˈnɪtɪd] adjlavorato/a a maglia
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I had an uncle who knitted his own socks to the day of his death-- and he did it better than any of his daughters, dear old gentleman.
"I imagine," the Prince said, with knitted brows, "that it will not be wise to keep it from her.
They talked most of the night about new knitted lace patterns and their beaus and were very sleepy in school next day.
Knitted mufflers are much more stylish than crocheted ones this winter.
Rachel found abundant time to sit for hours at her kitchen window, knitting "cotton warp" quilts--she had knitted sixteen of them, as Avonlea housekeepers were wont to tell in awed voices--and keeping a sharp eye on the main road that crossed the hollow and wound up the steep red hill beyond.
As for the rest, every bit was made by her own hands--featherstitched pinning blankets, a crocheted jacket and cap, knitted mittens, embroidered bonnets; slim little princess slips of sensible length; underskirts on absurd Lilliputian yokes; silk-embroidered white flannel petticoats; stockings and crocheted boots, seeming to burgeon before her eyes with wriggly pink toes and plump little calves; and last, but not least, many deliciously soft squares of bird's-eye linen.
Depressed and slinking though they were, eyes of fire were not wanting among them; nor compressed lips, white with what they suppressed; nor foreheads knitted into the likeness of the gallows-rope they mused about enduring, or inflicting.
Madame Defarge knitted with nimble fingers and steady eyebrows, and saw nothing.
Garment manufacturers can produce thousands of identical-looking knitted apparel in a day with the current machinery.
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She is experienced in designing knitted toys for children and also enjoys writing patterns for charity.
When help a good for all Bev TSB East " Brenda explains that in total they have knitted 350 toys - and she currently has bags waiting to be donated.