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knit together

1. Literally, to join or connect pieces of fabric by knitting them together. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "knit" and "together." How long will it take you to knit these squares of the quilt together?
2. To fuse together. This meaning is typically used to describe the healing of broken bones. Based on your latest X-ray, the bones in your arm have knit together nicely.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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She recalls how everything always felt knitted together in the village where she grew up.
All are knitted together perfectly to provide beautiful, quality red wine.
Put, again, your hands in your lap, knitted together, and send up instead all the thank yous for what will come.
Together they weave a brilliantly original new musical kaleidoscope of ideas knitted together to create a soundscape like no other, spanning the bridge of several generations where no genre is denied access to the party of parties.
Staff and pupils at Redcar Academy created summerthemed pom poms, which were knitted together by members of the community to make a colourful collage.
The troubling aspect of PlaceRaider's experitise lies not only in its ability of taking photos of your surrounding through your Android smartphone, but it uploads the pics to a central server where they're knitted together to a form a 3D representation of a person's room or office layout.
Located in the Italian city of Venice, in the former industrial area of Porto Marghera, the 245m design boasts a 60-storey construction featuring three fin-shaped towers knitted together through a set of six horizontal steel discs.
Slow at times, and ponderous, but the web of musical motifs and recurrent themes gradually knitted together to make perfect sense.
Inspectors said: "They are especially well motivated by the excellent curriculum, in which different subjects are successfully knitted together to extend their learning.
Not that they were any more outstanding than their team-mates who knitted together to produce their best performance of the season.
The scan areas are knitted together via software to produce one file for assessment and analysis.
But Lerner said: "The success of the England team and the club game are knitted together and we should not lose sight of that.
The free show celebrates the five boroughs of New York with songs by composer Lisa Gutkin and five female poets (including frequent Mabou Mines collaborator Karen Kandel), knitted together by historical tales written by historian Nancy Groce.
The continued recovery in manufacturing, strong retail sales growth and robust earnings and employment conditions have knitted together to provide a bedrock of optimism for UK firms' 2007 expectations.
What buyers don't want is a whole ragbag of different businesses, loosely knitted together under the same ownership, having been randomly added on to the owner's original idea "because we had capacity."