Origin of knitted
verb (used with object), knit·ted or knit, knit·ting.
verb (used without object), knit·ted or knit, knit·ting.
Origin of knit
Synonyms for knit
Examples from the Web for knitted
Contemporary Examples of knitted
I had a lot of knitted caps courtesy of the hospital volunteers and even my own knitting.A Breast Cancer Alphabet: F Is For Fashion Accessories
February 23, 2014
On Sunday, haredim in the Mea Shearim neighborhood punched and spat on a religious soldier wearing a knitted kippah.What Happens When We Call People 'Amalek'
July 17, 2013
Oduye knitted caps and baked cakes for the crew during production.Adepero Oduye, 'Pariah's' Scene Stealer
December 27, 2011
Historical Examples of knitted
Strange, by what slender threads our lives are knitted to each other!Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
He looked from under his knitted brows at the newspaper man.In the Midst of Alarms
She knitted her brows over this fresh specimen of American slang.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Hetty knitted her brows, and looked at him in her turn, scrutinizingly.Hetty's Strange History
Knitted, in her own stitches and her own symbols, it will always be as plain to her as the sun.A Tale of Two Cities
verb knits, knitting, knitted or knit
- a fabric or garment made by knitting
- (in combination)a heavy knit
Word Origin for knit
Old English cnyttan "to tie with a knot, bind, fasten," related to Old Norse knytja "bind together," Middle Low German knütten "to tie, knot," Old English cnotta "a knot," from Proto-Germanic *knuttjan, from stem *knutt-. Of brows, late 14c. Meaning "to do knitting" (especially plain stitch) is from 1520s. Related: Knitted; knitting.