Translation of knitting in Spanish:

knitting

Pronunciation: /ˈnɪtɪŋ/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (piece of work) tejido (m), punto (m) (Spain/España) where did I put my knitting? ¿dónde habré dejado el tejido or el punto? (Spain/España)
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    • Everyone immediately forgot my stunning knitting achievements and began oohing and ahhing over her knitting.
    • She insisted on bringing her knitting everywhere.
    • Her father put his paper down and her mother laid her knitting in her lap.
    1.2 (activity) I really enjoy knitting me encanta tejer, me encanta hacer* punto or calceta (Spain/España) (before noun/delante del nombre) [wool/yarn] de or para tejer knitting pattern patrón (masculine) (de un suéter u otra prenda de punto) instrucciones (feminine plural) de tejido
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    • The collection is laid back and includes well worn jeans with oversized white shirts and thick knits, masculine suits and lots of simple cotton and jersey dresses.
    • The femme fatale showed off her curves in corseted cocktail frocks, clingy knits and tailored skirts.
    • High street shops are crammed full of camel-coloured knits, trousers, coats and jackets.
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    • Traditional crafts such as knitting and lace-making have a wonderful history in Scotland.
    • Erris is renowned for many things including its outstanding tradition in exquisite hand crafts like lace making, crochet, needlework and knitting.
    • Crafts on show range from embroidery and knitting to doll making and china painting, with plenty of other weird and wonderful hobbies on offer.

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