knit

knit
knit [nıt] v present participle knitting [I and T]
[: Old English; Origin: cnyttan]
1.) past tense and past participle knitted
to make clothing out of wool, using two ↑knitting needles
→↑crochet
My grandmother taught me how to knit.
She's knitting a sweater.
knit sb sth
Emily knitted him some socks.
2.) past tense and past participle knitted
to use a ↑plain (=basic) knitting stitch
Knit one, purl one.
3.) past tense and past participle knit
to join people, things, or ideas more closely together, or to be joined closely together
knit together
In a good report, individual sentences knit together in a clear way that readers can follow.
closely/tightly etc knit
(=with all the members having close relationships)
a closely knit community
Harold is part of a tightly knit team.
4.) past tense and past participle knit
a bone that knits after being broken grows into one piece again
knit together
The pin holds the bones in place while they knit together.
5.) knit your brows
to show you are worried, thinking hard etc by moving your ↑eyebrows together
>knitter n

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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