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noun as in needlework

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Some people have taken up knitting to deal with our increasingly homebound lives during the coronavirus pandemic.

The sky’s the limit and winter’s long, so get your needles and get knitting.

Nearby was her purple reflective yarn for knitting and a pencil drawing of Heather.

His British-born mother ran a knitting business from the tenement where he grew up with three siblings.

To manage the complexity, we divided the tasks, each knitting half of the necessary polygonal faces before we sewed all the pieces together.

More than secular nationalist movements or industrial interests or mental illness or knitting groups?

She could have auditioned to be the tavern wench or a faerie; instead, she signed on as a merchant, knitting chain-mail bikinis.

Fanning, ever the old soul, returned the gestures by knitting the veteran actors scarves.

I had a lot of knitted caps courtesy of the hospital volunteers and even my own knitting.

Sure, they have the knitting around the ankles and the waistbands.

Mrs. Ducksmith gathered up her knitting and retired, Aristide dashing to the door to open it for her.

Mrs. Ducksmith shot a timid glance at him and the knitting needles clicked together nervously.

Mrs. Ducksmith blushed and, to conceal her face, bent it over her resumed knitting.

"Oh," she exclaimed carelessly, and went on knitting, drawing closer to the lamplight.

They found the old woman alone, knitting in her rustic chair in her floral bower on the roof.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knitting, such as: crocheting, darning, embroidery, lace, quilting, and sewing.

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