knitwork
knitwork knit"work` (n[i^]t"w[^u]rk`), n. A network of yarn created by interlacing threads of yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine; knitting.

Syn: knit, knitting. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • knitwork — n. knit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knitwork — noun needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine • Syn: ↑knit, ↑knitting • Derivationally related forms: ↑knit (for: ↑knitting), ↑knit ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knitting — Knit ting, n. 1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork. [1913 Webster] 2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones. [1913 Webster] {Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting stockings,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitting machine — Knitting Knit ting, n. 1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork. [1913 Webster] 2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones. [1913 Webster] {Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitting needle — Knitting Knit ting, n. 1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork. [1913 Webster] 2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones. [1913 Webster] {Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitting sheath — Knitting Knit ting, n. 1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork. [1913 Webster] 2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones. [1913 Webster] {Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bind off — verb finish the last row (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑tie up • Topics: ↑knit, ↑knitting, ↑knitwork • Hypernyms: ↑tie, ↑bind …   Useful english dictionary

  • tie up — verb 1. secure with or as if with ropes (Freq. 3) tie down the prisoners tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed • Syn: ↑tie down, ↑bind, ↑truss • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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