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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

knitting

[AS. cnyttan, to make knots]
The process of healing by uniting pieces of a fractured bone.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Some knit sources will describe types of knits and their stretch in percentage terms, such as 20%, 35% or 50% stretch, instead of focusing on generic percentages, consider the tactile qualities of the fabric.
Among many extremely helpful sections is one describing different ways to stitch your finished pieces together so the seams don't distract from an otherwise nicely knit garment.
Numerous parishes have since begun such a ministry, in which shawls are knit in prayer and then blessed and distributed to people who need a reminder of God's loving care.
A Dark and Stormy Knit is fashioned as a cozy, and there is nothing as cozy as knitting and cats.
However, plain knit has the highest mean W/T ratio but the mean UPF is the second lowest one.
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.
The group also knit toques this year to help the Red Cross raise relief money for the victims of the Japanese tsunami.
BRIGHT BEAUTY The perfect antidote to dark winter nights, a knit so bright you'll practically glow in the dark is a must.
World Wide Knit In Public Day is an international event for knitters to enjoy each other's company, encourage others to knit and share their creative ideas.
When the weather's cold and miserable, there's nothing better than donning a chunky knit, pulling on some woolly tights and fingerless mittens, and snuggling up on the sofa in front of the fire - maybe even with a cheeky glass of wine.