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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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Reference [13] investigated the dimensional and physical properties of cotton/spandex single jersey fabrics and compared the results with fabrics knitted from cotton alone.
These characters make knitted fabric the commonly favourite choice for casual wear, fire fighters' socks, gloves, helmet liner, sportswear and underwear.
She said: "I've knitted over at least 200 dogs since I began.
After preparing the knitted fabrics, combined scouring and bleaching process was carried out as pretreatment and the treatment bath, containing Sandopan DTC (5 g/L), sodium hydroxide (10 g/L), stabilizer AWN (1 mL/L), and 35% hydrogen peroxide (25 mL/L), was prepared.
The hardships of the Depression coupled with a desire to imitate the knitted two pieces often sported by Hollywood actresses, saw knitting reach new heights of popularity in the 1930s.
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"I've always been inspired by knitting techniques and you can experiment so well with colour and pattern in wool," says designer Melanie Porter, whose knitted collection includes chairs, tables, lampshades and cushions, starting from pounds 75.
Middle shelf: Stripe lambswool bear, pounds 4.99, Gap; crocheted pirate bunny, pounds 12 and striped crocheted bunny, pounds 16, both Not on the High Street; hand-made lambswool knitted egg cosies, pounds 12 each, Lorraine Linton at Lasso the Moon; Wonky sock monkey, pounds 16, Wonky Bunny.
3 : to draw or come together closely as if knitted : unite firmly <Hardship only knit the family more closely together.>
She gave away most of the 100 pairs of socks that she knitted. Her hand-knitted socks became known as power socks because a person wearing them can feel the love of the person who knitted them.
Send your knitted squares to: I Knit, Knit A River, 7 Courthope House Hartington Road, London, SW8 2HS U.K.