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knit

(present participle/participio presente knitting past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, knitted or , knit)
Pronunciation: /nɪt/

Translation of knit in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 [sweater] (by hand) hacer*, tejer; (with machine) tejer, tricotar (Spain/España) knit one, purl one uno (al) derecho, uno (al) revés knit two together tejer or (Spain/España) coger* dos puntos juntos she can knit you up a scarf in a day te puede hacer or tejer una bufanda en un día 1.2
    (knitted o (American English/inglés norteamericano) , knit past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [jacket/cuffs] de punto, tejido
  • 2 2.1

    knit (together)

    (join, unite) [bones] soldar* they are a tightly knit family son or es una familia muy unida
    2.2to knit one's brows fruncir* el ceño
    Example sentences
    • We are very fortunate to have a group of staff who knit together as a team and excel in what they do.
    • Europe, viciously divided against itself for centuries, has knit together into a democratic and civil society.
    • Small-leaved plants that tolerate close clipping will quickly knit together to form a seamless hedge.
    Example sentences
    • He was taken to York District Hospital, where surgeons operated the next day, inserting a pin in the tibia to help knit the bones together.
    • He went for a final scan and it was all clear and the bone has knitted perfectly.
    • For the first 12 weeks I lay in bed at home in a morphine-induced haze as my bones slowly knitted.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (by hand) tejer, hacer* punto or calceta (Spain/España) ; (with machine) tejer, tricotar (Spain/España) 1.2

    knit (together)

    (join) [bones] soldarse*
    1.3his brows knitted in a frown frunció el ceño
    Example sentences
    • Members of the cooperative spin and dye wool, knit sweaters, and also make ceramic crafts.
    • In the evenings, my mother read to us, and we knitted socks and sweaters for my dad in the army, and listened to the radio.
    • In her spare time, she knitted socks and jumpers.

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