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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.
See also: 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 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

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

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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Circular knitting machine of the following specification was engaged for the preparation of plain, terry and rib knitted grey fabrics.
We have all worked on the tree, and some local residents who are unable to get to the meetings also knitted at home.
Knitted scarves and jumpers are all over the place, and it does no harm when celebrities are seen doing it.
The knitted sheets and cases are not sold by thread count as on muslin and percale sheetings but by weights, as on flannel cottons.
In overall exports textile all sorts average share has been recorded at 40 per cent which includes knit-wear of men, women, boys and girls, knitted fabrics and articles of apparel and accessories etc.
Chapters discuss the principles involved in different types of knitting machines and the different types of loops and knitted structures.
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I've knit everything from soup to nuts, and each time I completed a row, I'd count how many more rows I'd have to knit, compare that to how many rows I had already knitted, then calculate how long it would take me to complete the project.
Law firm Hugh James' staff knitted more than 1,400 miniature hats for the Big Knit charity campaign |
CLOSE KNIT: Toni Sturrs wearing her own knitted top (JH100413Eknit-06)
Age 4+ KEEP warm and cosy this autumn with a knitted rabbit hottie, left, by Aroma Home, pounds 25 at Debenhams.
They had knitted hats, knitted fashionable outfits, knitted slippers and sandals, as well as bags, sweaters and cardigans.