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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.
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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.
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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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Common stitches and seams used in knits are the overlock stitch, chain stitch, narrow rolled edge, wave stitch and coverstitch.
Knitted cupcakes, pounds 28 for a set of four, from Bombay Duck, could appeal to domestic divas, and just as sweet is a hand knit hanging heart, pounds 11.
During World War I and II, for instance, the Red Cross sponsored efforts to knit warm socks and other clothing for the soldiers.
Note: matching knit hair band with jeweled accents.
In those days, I could knit from 15-20 garments a week costing from pounds 4 to pounds 15, and for adults my speciality was ladies' suits which were lined and decorated with beads at pounds 50 to pounds 100.
She has instructed a mother-daughter duo and even taught two blind students how to knit.
He says: "Thirty years ago everybody wore hand knits because they were cheaper than buying a machine-knitted woollen from a shop.
When merchants evaluate knits from a supplier, weight is a measure of quality.
Jumberca-Spanish Brand being used by: Shaffi Corporation, Ammar, Oxford Knitwear, Omega Knitwear, Khawaja, Computer Knit, A Triple Knit.
For more information about Queensboro's new cardigan and tee stretch knits, or any other custom logo apparel and accessories from The Queensboro Shirt Company, visit www.
This casual version knits up quickly and easily, with unique construction methods that will hold your interest.
In addition, this stunning and instructional collection includes a comprehensive, photograph-rich section on tools, materials, and step-by-step techniques, ensuring each pattern knits up perfectly.
From the liquid drape of jersey to the coziness of sweater knits, knit fabrics are highly varied and versatile.
com)-- In an effort to foster greater collaboration and support between the designer and independent knitting shop owners, Aroha Knits is now offering knitters the opportunity to join its recently launched partner program.