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 reknit
Historical Examples of reknit
When the feet wore out on socks and stockings, they would unravel them, save the good thread, and reknit the foot or toe or heel.Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives
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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.