Knitting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnɪtɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word knitting
Brit.  |ˈnɪtɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word knitting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to knit

noun

- needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine (syn: knit, knitwork)
- creating knitted wear

Examples

She keeps her knitting in the closet.

...I like to get my knitting done whilst watching the telly....

Her knitting technique is more sophisticated than mine.

She enjoys reading, knitting, and other quiet pursuits.

Her hobbies include knitting and needlepoint.

...her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy...

...the regeneration of knitting and crocheting is in full bloom, with Hollywood stars admitting they knit and crochet on movie sets...

Mother passes her time knitting.

She's knitting a sweater.

I wish Mrs Reese would stick to her knitting.

Purl and plain are the two main stitches in knitting.

She was knitting, with the television on.

Her hobbies include knitting and quilting.

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