Definitions for knittingˈnɪt ɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of one that knits.
Origin of knitting:
knit, knitting, knitwork(noun)
needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine
creating knitted wear
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the activity of making sth by knitting
The action of the verb to knit; the process of producing knitted material.
I find knitting very relaxing.
Material that has been, or is being knitted.
She put down her knitting and went to answer the phone.
the work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting
union formed by knitting, as of bones
Knitting is a method by which thread or yarn is used to create a cloth. Knitted fabric consists of a number of consecutive rows of loops, called stitches. As each row progresses, a new loop is pulled through an existing loop. The active stitches are held on a needle until another loop can be passed through them. This process eventually results in a fabric, often used for garments. Knitting may be done by hand or by machine. There exist numerous styles and methods of hand knitting. Different types of yarns and needles may be used to achieve a plethora of knitted materials; these tools give the final piece a different colour, texture, weight, and/or integrity. Other factors that affect the end result include the needle's shape, thickness and malleability, as well as the yarn's fibre type, texture and twist.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'knitting' in Nouns Frequency: #2960
Translations for knitting
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the work of a knitter
She was occupied with her knitting.
- حِياكَة بالصُّنارَهArabic
- tricôPortuguese (BR)
- das StrickzeugGerman
- labor de puntoSpanish
- lavoro a maglia, lavoro ai ferriItalian
- adīšana; adīklisLatvian
- kerja mengaitMalay
- robienie na drutachPolish
- örme (işi)Turkish
- 針織Chinese (Trad.)
- в'язання, плетенняUkrainian
- việc đanVietnamese
- 编织Chinese (Simp.)
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