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 ?
You'd find it such a relief, I should say--such a rest to the eyes--and the bazaars are so glad of things." Her voice dropped into the smooth half-conscious tone of the expert knitter; the words came gently one after another.
"Tut, tut, that doesn't sound good--no, that doesn't sound at all natural," murmured the knitters in their absorbed voices.
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.
Knitter, Introducing Theologies of Religions, Maryknoll, N.Y., Orbis Books, 2002, p.
Knitter thinks not, and until the penultimate page where the admission is made, he talks as if having Buddhism as an interlocutor simply adds stereoscopic depth to his Christian faith.
If you are an avid knitter or, even more importantly, knows someone who can't live without knitting needle in hand, you must have AT KNIT'S END: MEDITATIONS FOR WOMEN WHO KNIT TOO MUCH.
"Post-Menopause," equipped with the dramatically canonizing apparatus of a catalogue raisonne of "wool works and works related to wool," at once nods to and refuses the gendered discourse of the (female) weaver, knitter, and manipulator of hair.
By Paul Knitter. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 1995.
In "Yarnitecture: A Knitter's Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want", Jillian Moreno draws upon her more than twenty years of experience and expertise to help aspiring knitters to create your dream yarn.
Inspired by Paris, this limited-edition needle set from Knitter's Pride includes nine needle sizes, U.S.
KNITTING YARNS: WRITERS ON KNITTING is the perfect gift for the avid knitter, and provides stories of tragedy and love.