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Definition of Knit

Knit

  1. of Knit
  2. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie together, as cord; to fasten by tying.
  3. To form, as a textile fabric, by the interlacing of yarn or thread in a series of connected loops, by means of needles, either by hand or by machinery; as, to knit stockings.
  4. To join; to cause to grow together.
  5. To unite closely; to connect; to engage; as, hearts knit together in love.
  6. To draw together; to contract into wrinkles.
  7. To form a fabric by interlacing yarn or thread; to weave by making knots or loops.
  8. To be united closely; to grow together; as, broken bones will in time knit and become sound.
  9. Union knitting; texture.

Knit Quotations

It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
George Eliot

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.
Dorothy Day

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
Tracey Ullman

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
Aiden Wilson Tozer

Sally Field taught me to do needlepoint on 'Steel Magnolias,' and a standby painter on 'Pelican Brief' taught me to knit. I'm pretty good at it now!
Julia Roberts
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Knit Translations

knit in Dutch is breien
knit in French is tricoter, tricotage
knit in Italian is lavorare a maglia
knit in Norwegian is strikke

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