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knit
present participle knitting past tense & past participle knitted or knit
American English: /nɪt/
British English: /nɪt/

Translation of knit in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (sweater)
    (by hand) hacer
    tejer
    (with machine) tejer
    tricotar (Spain)
    knit one, purl one
    uno (al) derecho, uno (al) revés
    knit two together
    tejer dos puntos juntos
    coger dos puntos juntos (Spain)
    she can knit you up a scarf in a day
    te puede hacer or tejer una bufanda en un día
    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.
    1.2
    also: knitted or (US) knit past participle
    (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
    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.
    2.2to knit one's brows
    fruncir el ceño

intransitive verb

  • 2

    knit (together)

    (join)
    (bones)
    soldarse
  • 3his brows knitted in a frown
    frunció el ceño
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