from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who, or a machine that knits, ties or knots.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who knits.
  • n. A knitting-machine.

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

  • n. someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The best part about doing this here with an experienced knitter is that she can fix all my mistakes as I go along - yeah, Cathi!

    Knitting - if you can call it that

  • Even though the knitter is only working on one object, it already was quite helpful for me.

    2006 February « Compulsive Knitter

  • The knitter is not so good with these kinds of yarn.

    August 2005

  • Addi Turbo Lace Circular Needles being described as a knitter-athlete being told that I have fabulous skin incremental progress at work my amazing asthma doc (repeat; il y a de quoi) public transportation getting myself to the gym instead of ruminating over a mistake …

    Felix et errabunda XXXV

  • In the latter case, all the sprouts nod inwards towards the centre – that is, the knitter has to change their direction in mid-row.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • At knit's end; meditations for women who knit too much/Stephanie Pearl-McPhee--The tangled life of the knitter is the subject of inspired nuttiness in these 300 tongue-in-cheek meditations from the self-proclaimed yarn harlot.

    12/8: New at the library this week

  • And I'm a knitter, which is what brought me here in the first place.

    stitch marker

  • The Knitter's Geek Code consists of several categories, divided under the general headings of "identity" [what kind of knitter you are], "materials" [your preferred tools], "techniques" [what you can do and what you can't, or won't], and "habits" [that which makes you you].

    Knitting Questionaire

  • I’ve just upgraded myself from conference knitter to subway/train knitter.

    2005 July 02 « Compulsive Knitter

  • What kind of knitter needs a spreadsheet for that?

    Shut Up, I'm Counting


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