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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 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.
See also: knit, together

knit up

To produce something by knitting, often with little effort. A noun or pronoun can be used between "knit" and "up." Can you believe Grandma just knitted up this sweater for me? It would take me weeks to make something like this!
See also: knit, up

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.
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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.
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Knitter, Jesus and the Other Names, Orbis Books, Maryknoll, N.Y., 1996, p.
I applaud Knitter's passionate call for dialogue around issues of global import, namely sustainability of the human and ecological communities of life.
Knitter is brilliant at helping the theologically trained and socially active Christian to understand how Buddhists--particularly those such as Thich Nhat Hanh and the "Engaged Buddhists"--live and act in the world.
"It's such a wonderful thing they (the knitters) are doing."
"I very much doubt there are even anything like 1000 home knitters now."
Of particular importance for understanding the impact that the encounter with world religions has on Christian churches today, Knitter cites the theological work in India, other parts of Asia, and Africa.
As I cannot canvas the work of all pluralist theologians to illustrate my claim, I shall restrict myself to two highly representative pluralist thinkers, Paul Knitter and Wilfred Cantwell Smith.
This comes on top of the efforts of her MRI Maakers group, which sees local knitters come together to create pieces which are then sold on to raise money for the appeal.
MARIE Curie is calling on knitters to make socks for the 229 patients who will be spending Christmas Day in one of its nine hospices.
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.
The Knitter's Journal is the perfect book for knitters who love organization.
Cap Sease; KNITTER'S KNOW-HOW; Martingale (Nonfiction: Crafts & Hobbies) 28.99 ISBN: 9781604687743
In exchange for purchasing a cottage license and crediting the designer, the knitter will be featured on the Aroha Knits website and periodically promoted on other forms of social media.
In the lead essays, Harold Netland and Paul Knitter perform well in these respective roles, engaging in a concise, mutually respectful conversation on issues of pluralism, religious epistemology, and the normativity of Scripture.