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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
References in classic literature ?
Rout's chin would sink on his breast, and he watched them with knitted eyebrows as if lost in thought.
Shehata, famous for his knitted eyebrows, said tartly that his young detractors should not mistake him for being an enemy of the Youth Revolution.
The story-line may be met with knitted eyebrows especially in the West, but Chopra is keen to demystify the concept of arranged marriage, but that's on the professional front.
Exactly how to respond to my alleged petulance has been the cause of occasional knitted eyebrows.
Allen's purposeful movements and knitted eyebrows only scraped the dark face of this extraordinary character.
It's people in knitted sweaters (with knitted eyebrows and knitted beer guts to match) suddenly bursting into nasal versions of All Around My Hat and pretending to be ploughmen and blacksmiths, when they're actually accountants.