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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

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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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.
Over the past 135 years, Lion Brand Yarn Company, a family-owned and operated business, has inspired millions of knitters and crocheters with beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns and instruction on essential techniques," said John Levisay, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Craftsy.
9) Indeed, Knitter has anticipated the very question that this section of the essay seeks to address: whether or not dual belonging is possible.
An adequate description of such knowledge has been proffered by Wilfred Cantwell Smith and is endorsed by Knitter.
I also heard from the Holmfirth-based Rowan yarn company knitters, who rode the 'Clickety Click on the Clickety Clack' train last week to promote British Wool.
Knitter is also curiously Pelagian in failing to consider the problem of action being the determinative criteria of salvation, not least because all "action" is always theory laden.
Evans, President and CEO of the American Red Cross and an avid knitter, recently presented actress Dakota Fanning with a "Knit Your Bit" kit.
With the lovely color shawls presented and ten projects based on the instructionals, this is a fine recommendation for any knitter who would progress to the next level
But if yours isn't a knitter, don't fret - because there's a group of grannies ready and waiting to whip you up a cosy treat.
Each scarf is personalized with a Bible verse and the name and hometown of the knitter.
Knitter, in Introducing Theologies of Religions, reveals his preference for the ethical-practical bridge--that is, the concern for the sufferings of humanity and the earth which is one of the bridges that Christians must cross in the mutuality model.
Knitter thinks not, and until the penultimate page where the admission is made, he talks as if having Buddhism as an interlocutor simply adds stereoscopic depth to his Christian faith.
The illustrations and photographs are beautifully done and the bibliography and sources of supplies will be very useful to the knitter for these designs and their own original ones.