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  • adj. Made by knitting, or resembling in texture something made by knitting.
  • v. Simple past of knit.
  • v. Past participle of knit

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made by intertwining threads in a series of connected loops rather than by weaving


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Then take the 6 selvedge stitches on the right hand of one part on a separate needle; take the grey wool, and work on these stitches 13 rows backwards and forwards; the first row is knitted; it is worked on the right side of the work; in this, and in every following _knitted_ row, knit the last stitch together with the next stitch of the next violet part.

    Beeton's Book of Needlework

  • It was a dancing fire drying a pair of wool mittens with her name knitted into them—or a big mug of hot cocoa with a huge glob of whipped cream on top.

    The Vineyard

  • Maybe you had better swatch just a little, to be sure the yarn goes with the jabot fabric once it's in knitted form (light is caught differently), before beginning to knit the actual lace.

    Jean's Knitting

  • What could be better than Sean Connery in knitted underwear with suspenders and thigh high boots?

    Weird Trailer Wednesday: Zardoz

  • I was thinking about their Tulip jacket which I have coveted ever since Franklin knitted it for his niece.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Nito-onna: Japanese for a woman so dedicated to her career that she has no time to iron blouses and so resorts to dressing only in knitted tops.

    Web Translations » Blog Archive » Toujours Tingo - words that don’t exist in English

  • I'm looking forward to many more adventures in knitted topology.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Jilly's favorite was the one with her name knitted into the front.

    Magnificent Pigs

  • If I know what the angle of the twist in my singles yarn is, I'll be able to keep some records and know more exactly how much twist I can use before I get biasing fabric knitted from the yarn.

    February 2006

  • Strange that it should take an American band to do it, but I suppose when you have a music industry swamped with manufactured pop and guitar bands in knitted sweaters and crying out for a bit of semi-subversive glam rock, beggars can’t be choosers!

    Scissor Sisters « Sven’s guide to…


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