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knit·ting

(nit'ing),
Nonmedical term denoting the process of union of the fragments of a broken bone or of the edges of a wound.
[M.E., knitten, to knot, fr. A.S. cnyttan]

knit·ting

(nit'ing)
Nonmedical but common term denoting the process of union of the fragments of a broken bone or of the edges of a wound.
[M.E., knitten, to knot, fr. A.S. cnyttan]

knitting

[AS. cnyttan, to make knots]
The process of healing by uniting pieces of a fractured bone.

knitting

bone union following fracture
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A RETIRED dressmaker who knits all year round to raise money for cancer charity Velindre has been rewarded with an Echo Bouquet of the Week.
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Even a child can learn to knit with a little patience and practice.
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In the Winter of 1914 the Knit for Victory campaign was launched, encouraging people across Wales and the rest of Britain to knit socks, hats, balaclavas and scarves for troops fighting in World War I.
A regular Knit and Natter Group will lunch, to be held at the same time and place on the first and third Saturdays of every month.
A Dark and Stormy Knit begins with simple knitting conflicts and eventually works its way around to the local college's faculty.
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Many people who have spent their life with a needle and some wool close by can struggle to continue on with the hobby when their sight disintegrates but the Knit & Natter Group offers them a lifeline.
The Knit a Poppy campaign is supported by Thomas Rea & Son, funeral directors, who will not only be selling poppies in all their branches at Ingleby Barwick, Thornaby, Yarm and Durham Road, Stockton, as they did in 2012, but also backing the knitting group financially by supplying new wool.
Mark Fast, this season, opted for a weightier graphic ribbed knit that took the shape of pencil skirts slashed to the thigh and cropped jumpers.