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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.
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Many stretch fashions and knit patterns don't include waist and bust darts, but while custom fitting it's perfectly acceptable to contour a large curve and add darts, especially with heavier knits.
Izard and Knit One, Purl a Prayer: A Spirituality of Knitting (Paraclete Press) by Peggy Rosenthal.
This traditional cream cable knit sweater is the perfect purchase to go with many outfits.
Made for the classic dresser who wants a knit that will last, look for chunky cable-knit numbers in timeless neutral hues of camel, cream or navy.
No self-respecting hottie bottie is complete without a knitted cover, but a knitted warmer, in lambswool cable knit, pounds 19.99, from Strawberry Fool, is a clever alternative.
In support of peace marches and rallies around the world, the Revolutionary Knitting Circle has produced a knitting pattern for creating peace banners that say "Peace Knits".
For the free-spirited, Evisu designs an ensemble of lilac knit shawl worn over camisole and high-waist, camel tweed skirt with fluted hemline.
Karen Callaghan, taught to knit by her mum and at junior school, shares the passion.
Gilhooly, who knits daily with her friends in the UO dorms, doesn't see any end in sight.
David Rawson, marketing manager of knitting specialists Sirdar, says it is time hand knits were given the credit they deserve.
I regard the knits as having more product excitement because they add another dimension to sheet and pillowcase marketing, just as flannels do.
These machines include various type of machines such as single knit, double knit (inter lock), loop knit (terry/fleece), pique and rib body for garment accessories.