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Meaning of KNITTING

Pronunciation:  'niting

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  creating knitted wear
  2. [n]  needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine

KNITTING is a 8 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: knit, knitwork
 See Also: creating from raw materials, needlecraft, needlework



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Knit"ting\, n.
1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.

2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones.

{Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for
   mechanically knitting stockings, jerseys, and the like.

{Knitting ?eedle}, a stiff rod, as of steel wire, with
   rounded ends for knitting yarn or threads into a fabric,
   as in stockings.

{Knitting sheath}, a sheath to receive the end of a needle in

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are knitting means a quiet, peaceful and loving home life. It may also refer to someone in your life (past or present) who you associate with knitting. Alternatively, it symbolizes your creativity, accomplishments or your need to take time out from your regular routine.
Thesaurus Terms
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