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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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The key selling points of knits is their remarkable comfort, similar to T- shirts which are so familiar to consumers of all ages, a point that should be highlighted in ads.
Edging: With A and RS facing, beg at side seam, *pick up and knit 8 sts along top edge of end panel, 60 sts along top edge of side, 8 sts along top edge of end panel to side seam; rep from * once more--152 sts total.
If the fabric is really long, put a chair or a table next to the cutting table to catch the pool of fabric; this minimizes the stretch that occurs when a knit fabric is allowed to hang.
Ms Morgan said the firm's nursing care department had been involved in the Big Knit campaign for the past four years because it supports a cause they're already passionate about.
KNIT AND NATTER North knitters who have created the colourful exhibition of woolen craftwork, and some of their work, below.
Knitting is not hard to learn, she said, and those who would like to learn or those who already do knit and would like to join can go to the Gathering Place at 352 Main St.
He said the strangest thing he's seen a man knit was a Scottish codpiece, and that he's currently crocheting three-dimensional models of geometric processes.
My nan taught me to knit because her nan taught her," said 12-year-old Sophie Irving.
According to the Craft Yarn Council, in the past six years, the percentage of women under age 45 who know how to knit and crochet has doubled to 18 percent.
The practice has certainly knit a tight little community from a disparate group of Eugene residents.
The first pair you knit ought to be with thick yarn--slightly thicker than sport weight, but sport weight will be fine.
She became known in the shorthand of the moment as "the knit person," but a certain chilliness or ironic distance pervaded these pieces; this somewhat mocking stance problematized easy feminist labels, suggesting instead a stranger, more idiosyncratic engagement with questions of female subjectivity in the process of making art.