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hand-knit

[ hand-nit ]

verb (used with object)

, hand-knit·ted or hand-knit, hand-knit·ting.
  1. to knit by hand.


adjective

  1. knitted by hand.

hand-knit

adjective

  1. knitted by hand, not on a machine


verb

  1. to knit (garments) by hand
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Other Words From

  • hand knitter noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of hand-knit1

First recorded in 1915–20
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Example Sentences

"Well-kept homes and hand-knit socks will never save the world," said Alex's mother.

Connemara has been long celebrated for its hand-knit woollen stockings.

Hitty said some hand knit woolen stockings, but I am afraid he would be scratched by them.

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