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English definition of “knit”


verb (MAKE CLOTHES)    /nɪt/ (present participle knitting, past tense knitted or knit, past participle knitted or knit)
B1 [I or T] to make clothes, etc. by using two long needles to connect wool or another type of thread into joined rows: She's forever knitting. She's busy knitting baby clothes. [+ two objects] My granny knitted me some gloves/knitted some gloves for me. → See also knitwearKnitting and sewing [T] specialized fabrics to do the most basic type of stitch, when knitting something: Knit one, purl one.Knitting and sewing
(Definition of knit verb (MAKE CLOTHES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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