Definitions for knitter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knitnɪt(v.)knit•ted; knit, knit•ting

  1. (v.t.)to make (a garment, fabric, etc.) by interlocking loops of yarn by hand with knitting needles or by machine.

    Category: Textiles, Clothing

  2. to join closely and firmly, as members or parts.

  3. to contract into folds or wrinkles:

    to knit the brow.

  4. (v.i.)to become closely and firmly joined together; grow together, as broken bones.

  5. to contract into folds or wrinkles, as the brow.

  6. to do knitting.

    Category: Clothing

  7. (n.)a fabric or garment produced by knitting.

    Category: Clothing

  8. the basic stitch in knitting, formed by pulling a loop of the working yarn forward through an existing stitch and then slipping that stitch off the needle.

    Category: Clothing

    Ref: Compare purl1 (def. 1). 1 3

Origin of knit:

bef. 1000; ME knitte, OE cnyttan to tie; c. MD, MLG knutten; akin to knot1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. knitter(noun)

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


  1. knitter(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knitter(noun)

    one who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine

Anagrams of knitter

  1. trinket

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