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knit (one's) eyebrows

To furrow one's brow, often due to worry or confusion. When I asked Bill about what happened, and he knit his eyebrows, I knew I was about to hear some bad news.
See also: eyebrow, knit

knit (one's) brow(s)

To furrow one's brow, often due to worry or confusion. Whenever there was a problem, my dad would sit in his favorite chair, knit his brow for a while, and then announce that he had a plan. When I asked Bill about what happened, and he knit his brows, I knew I was about to hear some bad news.
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knit one's brow

to cause one's brow to wrinkle. Bob knitted his brow when he was confused. Jane knitted her brow because she was angry.
See also: brow, knit

knit something together

to join things together by knitting. Terry knitted the parts of the sweater together. Sally knitted together the two parts of the glove.
See also: knit, together

knit together

[for broken bones] to join or grow together. The bones are knitting together exactly as expected. If the bones don't knit together properly, we will have to do something a little more drastic.
See also: knit, together

knit your ˈbrows

frown (= move your eyebrows together), to show that you are thinking hard, feeling angry, etc: She knitted her brows, trying to think how she could have spent so much money in one week.
See also: brow, knit

knit together

v.
1. To join some pieces of material by knitting: It's easier to knit each part of the sweater separately and then knit them together. After adding the fringe, knit together the two sections of the blanket.
2. To become fused together. Used of broken bones that are healing: If the doctor sets the two pieces of bone just right, they should knit together in three weeks.
See also: knit, together

knit up

v.
To create something by knitting, especially quickly or easily: I knitted up some mittens for my grandchildren. I knitted some hats up for the church sale.
See also: knit, up
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I expect white and natural will be among the preferred choices on the knits.
Most patterns designed for knit fabrics include 1/4" to 3/8" seam allowances.
Money raised through Big Knit supports Age Cymru's Spread the Warmth campaign, which helps the elderly through the chilly winter months with befriending visits, emergency support, and warm meals and blankets.
Osborne's daughter, Tiffany, 21, who also knits, and her son, Donny, 16, a student at Athol High School.
Alison Edge, 12, said: "I saw my mum doing it and I set out to knit myself a scarf.
During World War I and II, for instance, the Red Cross sponsored efforts to knit warm socks and other clothing for the soldiers.
The circle of "regulars" has grown steadily since the Knit Shop opened three years ago in a colorful, cozy space inside Eugene's Southtowne Shoppes.
OT (Krefeld), 1995, begins with a right shot of knit work unraveling; the shot widens and we see that the buff-colored fabric is a sweater worn by a female model.
These machines include various type of machines such as single knit, double knit, (inter-lock), loop knit (terry/fleece), pique and rib body for garment accessories.
Top-down sweaters give you the opportunity to try on as you knit, and designer Kristen TenDyke keeps the raglan "seams" neat with the nearly invisible lifted increase.
Starting with the simple knit and purl stitches, each individual lesson will help novice knitters to combine these building blocks to create more complex stitches such as moss, waffle, rib, seed, and more.
Today big box stores do not seem to carry many knit usage materials, and I don't see nearly as many women knitting however back in the days when I was attending college in California, it seemed just about every young woman could be seen with a canvas bag holding yarn and knitting needles.
8 E is the right machine for coarse knit jacquard and hole structures.
Knit fabrics provide many advantages for those who love garment sewing.