Definition of knitting needle in English:

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knitting needle


A long, thin, pointed rod used as part of a pair for knitting by hand.
Example sentences
  • Yes, it really did only take one day to knit but I have to confess that considering it was knitted on 15 mm knitting needles and the yarn was super super chunky it's no wonder it knit up so quick.
  • The desk surface still held stacks of books, papers, magazines, a basket of yarn and knitting needles, and a half-finished piece of needlework.
  • ‘People don't seem to realise how dangerous knitting needles are, and passengers continue to try and bring them on board,’ said a spokesperson.

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Syllabification: knit·ting nee·dle

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