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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

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 brows

  (literary)
to move your eyebrows (= the hair above your eyes) closer together when you are worried or thinking carefully Sasha knitted her brows as she listened to the storm forecast.
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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The key selling points of knits is their remarkable comfort, similar to T- shirts which are so familiar to consumers of all ages, a point that should be highlighted in ads.
She says: "Once people had to knit to clothe themselves but now people have the choice whether to buy or to make.
I knit a bit every day, I get up early and do some then and after I have my cup of coffee, I knit a little again.
Even a child can learn to knit with a little patience and practice.
About: Aroha Knits is the official website and brand to knitting designer Francoise Danoy.
The high street has spoiled us for choice – go colour crazy with a multi–toned chunky knit, stay safe with a neutral cable knit or be adventurous with a motif knit sweater.
BRIGHT BEAUTY The perfect antidote to dark winter nights, a knit so bright you'll practically glow in the dark is a must.
John Knits not owned by the Gray family for $28 per share in cash.
Home Knits highlights include cable knits, chenille, boucle, nordic and Americana designs and a "bobble" range.
John Knits and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
John Knits, Movex Fashion was selected following an extensive search and evaluation of marketplace offerings.
John Knits joins the growing list of high-end retailers moving into the ever-expanding Union Square/Grant Street/Post Street -- and now Yerba Buena Gardens -- nexus, including recent and upcoming stores by Hermes, Prada, Frette, Jil Sander, Kate Spade and Marc Jacobs.