Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or process of producing something knitted.
  • noun Material that has been knitted or is being knitted.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of tying or fastening in a knot, or of winding about and about; entanglement.
  • noun The act of weaving by looping or knotting a continuous thread.
  • noun Work done by a knitter; knitting-work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork.
  • noun Union formed by knitting, as of bones.
  • noun one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting stockings, jerseys, and the like.
  • noun a stiff rod, as of steel wire, with rounded ends for knitting yarn or threads into a fabric, as in stockings.
  • noun a sheath to receive the end of a needle in knitting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of knit.
  • noun The action of the verb to knit; the process of producing knitted material.
  • noun Material that has been, or is being knitted.

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

  • noun creating knitted wear
  • noun needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I don't know how I'm going to bear it -- to lie here on my couch, knitting -- _knitting!

    The Hermit of Far End

  • Unpicking plain knitting is dead easy, of course, but the k2togs and (worse) the k3togs tend to stick together.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Unpicking plain knitting is dead easy, of course, but the k2togs and (worse) the k3togs tend to stick together.

    Jean's Knitting

  • The introduction talks at length about the origin of the word knitting and its historical meaning.

    A Passion for Knitting

  • Also cutting in on the knitting is the summer semester, which started last week for me.

    2008 June 16 « Compulsive Knitter

  • Also cutting in on the knitting is the summer semester, which started last week for me.

    M.I.A. « Compulsive Knitter

  • Also cutting in on the knitting is the summer semester, which started last week for me.

    2008 June « Compulsive Knitter

  • I've always been a loose woman ... uh, in knitting, that is.

    April 2004

  • I've always been a loose woman ... uh, in knitting, that is.

    Starting over

  • [2] When I’m around people who express an interest in knitting, I try very hard to do the exact opposite, to explain that all knitting is a variation on one simple step.

    That Inner Geek « Dyepot, Teapot

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