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knitting stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n knitting stitch a stitch taken in knitting
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Usage

In literature:

Knitted, in her own stitches and her own symbols, it will always be as plain to her as the sun.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
As she ran up the steps of the big, old-fashioned house she saw Madam at the window picking up some dropped stitches in her knitting.
"The Man Between" by Amelia E. Barr
And while the sound kept on she waited and knit; nor lost she ever a stitch the while.
"Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" by Lew Wallace
She was busy counting the stitches in a nubia she was knitting for old Aunt Pashy, Roebuck.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
The old lady knits or stitches so long as her eyes and fingers will let her.
"Over the Teacups" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
With their eyes closing upon earth they would have gone on knitting and dropped no stitches.
"The Battle Of The Strong, Complete A Romance of Two Kingdoms" by Gilbert Parker
Get some worsted and a pair of needles; set up from twenty to forty stitches, more or less, and knit till you are tired.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 18, July 30, 1870" by Various
Susy Parlin never knit a stitch for the soldiers in her life.
"Little Prudy's Sister Susy" by Sophie May
Cast on eight stitches, work them in ribs, four in each row, knitting two stitches; and purling two; both sides must be alike.
"Godey's Lady's Book, Vol. 42, January, 1851" by Various
Comforters, &c., knitting stitch for, 336.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
I have had enough of my own company today, and I want you to pick up some stitches in my knitting.
"The Honorable Miss" by L. T. Meade
She found the old lady's knitting work all in a snarl; stitches dropped and twisted.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
What's funny about it is, I had not knitted a stitch since I was about ten.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Here, you hand me my bag, an' I'll knit a stitch.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
Repeat from the beginning but in the reverse order, that is, purling the knitted stitches and knitting the purled.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
Knit to within 3 stitches of the end, slip 1, knit 1, pull the slipped stitch over the knitted one, knit 1 plain.
"Exercises in Knitting" by Cornelia Mee
Aunt Deborah knitted on until she came to the last stitch on her needle, then she lay down her work, and looked at Ruth with her pleasant smile.
"A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia" by Alice Turner Curtis
Yes, sir, it's a pair of socks, knit under the light of a tallow candle without the drappin' of a stitch.
"Old Ebenezer" by Opie Read
To gain time for further invention, Rebecca rose and carried her knitting to the window as though to pick up a stitch.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
A few plain knitted stitches for a border are a great improvement.
"The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book" by Miss Watts
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In poetry:

So Phoebe gathered her knitting up,
And sat her down in the chimney niche;
But her mind was on other thoughts intent,
And here and there she dropped a stitch.
"Phoebe's Wooing" by Horatio Alger Jr
Hatched with a claret hogshead to swig
He kings it, navel-knit to no groan,
But at the price of a pin-stitched skin
Fish-tailed girls purchase each white leg.
"Maudlin" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

During the Stitch 'n Bitch Knitting and Crocheting Program at the Pawtucket Public Library on Thursday night, February 24, 2011, Kailyn McDuff(Pawtucket, RI) crochets a pocketbook.
Sk2p = Double decrease worked by slipping 1 stitch knitwise, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over.
Time will be allotted during lunch to discuss favorite knitting and crocheting stitches and patterns.
Lara's Library (Sort Of): Inkling Edition of Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in this interactive workshop where they will learn introductory knitting techniques of casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, and binding off.
Knitting noobs and purling pros of all ages get their needle fixes at this Scottsdale skein supply store, where the approachable staff has shoppers in stitches in no time.
Her dream was realized when JP Knit and Stitch was opened in March of 2011.
Lara's Library (Sort Of): Inkling Edition of Stitch 'n Bitch Superstar Knitting .
Part 1 covers "The Stitches" and discusses colorwork, cables, lace, bling, and a whole lot of other techniques, like Kitchener stitch for four different knit -purl combinationa.
Multiply the per-inch stitch gauge by the desired width, and knit both front and back pieces until they're square.
Our craft editors share their step-by-step instructions for how to knit a purse stitch.
Shape-up with fun, knitted shape-influenced stitches and more.
Walking into a knitting club, you might expect to see grannies in their rockers stitching ugly reindeer sweaters.
About Linda's Knit N Stitch .
Knit N Stitch group joins GRAA in Family Art Day events.
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