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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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For any would-be knitters who need design inspiration, Dr Holmes has posted a pattern for the socks online at www.
While the book walks the nervous or novice knitter through the beginning steps, the book is not relegated only to novice knitters, many experienced knitters too have never tried a cable pattern.
8220;There is a lot of talk and buzz about what knitters can and cannot do with the finished objects (also known as FOs) they knit from a copyrighted pattern”, says Francoise Danoy, founder and owner of Aroha Knits.
9) Indeed, Knitter has anticipated the very question that this section of the essay seeks to address: whether or not dual belonging is possible.
As I got into my teens and then into adulthood, I knitted a little bit for myself because I was quite a good knitter.
God has used this ministry to bless the knitters and the children," says Thacker's sister, Anna Katherine Scott.
Knitter states that a shared ethical dialogue will open doors and lead to effective sharing of religious experiences.
he says during the Phoenix stop of the Knitters tour, which pulls into the El Rey tonight.
The message is signed "a naughty knitter from Nunthorpe.
Knitting women who gather for companionship, women who knit for health reasons, and a man who takes up knitting make for encouraging stories that consider both the craft of knitting and its psychological and physical impact on the knitter.
A charity knitter was appalled when no-one from Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan came to collect her handiwork.
However, I do recommend it strongly even though it is a demanding read and cannot be taken lightly by someone who wants to study the "Conclusion" and then skim the rest in order to grasp what Knitter is saying.
CUTLINE: (1) Rutland knitter Natalie Maynard shows the group's progress on an afghan the group is making to donate to Massachusetts Veterans Inc.
The introduction, yarn information, abbreviations, techniques and glossary are well written and will be useful to a less-than-expert knitter, and all are written in a personal style that makes the reader feel like part of an exclusive club of fashionable knitters.