What does knitting mean?

Definitions for knittingˈnɪt ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knitting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knit, knitting, knitwork(noun)

    needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine

  2. knitting(noun)

    creating knitted wear


  1. knitting(Noun)

    The action of the verb to knit; the process of producing knitted material.

    I find knitting very relaxing.

  2. knitting(Noun)

    Material that has been, or is being knitted.

    She put down her knitting and went to answer the phone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knitting

    of Knit

  2. Knitting(noun)

    the work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting

  3. Knitting(noun)

    union formed by knitting, as of bones


  1. Knitting

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'knitting' in Nouns Frequency: #2960


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knitting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knitting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:

    I'd prefer publicly listed companies stick to their knitting.

  2. Bill Gross:

    I was trying to stick to my knitting, and China wasn't really my knitting.

  3. Samuel Barsky:

    It is a career for me now. I have made a career out of knitting events. And I am planning in the future to have them mass produced, to write books on the topic, and a lot more.

Images & Illustrations of knitting

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