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  • Automatic knitter
    Automatic knitter
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n knitter someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Knitter One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n knitter One who knits.
    • n knitter A knitting-machine.
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In literature:

She's a good knitter, I know.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
The Danes are great knitters, men and women being equally good at it.
"Denmark" by M. Pearson Thomson
Even the stupid knitter had dropped her work, and met my look with a vague pity and awe in her face.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866" by Various
Do not remove from the knitter while changing from flat to round web.
"Spool Knitting" by Mary A. McCormack
The change of policy is illustrated by the case of the framework knitters of Nottinghamshire.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The captain came near the tent once, but retreated at the vision of the knitter.
"That Girl Montana" by Marah Ellis Ryan
As knitters, from six years old, they work fourteen hours daily for 1s.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
She's easily the worst knitter who ever held needles!
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 11, 1914" by Various
There, in the quiet, he could hear the clicking needles of the knitters, and the breathing of the red-haired woman.
"The Return of the Prodigal" by May Sinclair
As a freeman of Aberdeen, I should be a knitter of stockings.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
Sometimes there were spinners, weavers and knitters who made coarse cloth both for clothing and for bedding.
"The Planters of Colonial Virginia" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
In Glasgow, a ladies' auxiliary furnishes work for 150 knitters, and takes the responsibility of disposing of their work.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Elsa is a great knitter.
"Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
The knitters and loopers were on the verge of rebellion.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
It was the complaint of the cloistered love-birds which these knitters sang.
"Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535" by Eileen Edna Power
In the girls' workroom there were rows of knitters, straw-platters, and needle-women.
"Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume II (of 2)" by Harriet Martineau
I thought of Shakespeare's "spinners and knitters in the sun" telling "their tales.
"First Impressions on a Tour upon the Continent" by Marianne Baillie
She was a furious knitter and knitted best when her tongue wagged.
"Anthony Trent, Master Criminal" by Wyndham Martyn
And then she cultivates her flowers, makes fine embroideries, and last is a good knitter.
"Old Times in Dixie Land" by Caroline E. Merrick
The Branson 15/16 Automatic Knitter, shown in Fig.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

She was a lifelong knitter and wanted to share her love of knitting and yarn with the community.
Knitters world wide are celebrating knitting in public this week.
Knifty Knitters are to be knitting in various Clyde businesses.
Kate Atherley doing what she does best: remove knitters ' stumbling blocks.
Sit back and enjoy this charming portrait of British knitters, Margaret and Valerie, who were recruited by Mulberry to create the designs from Eribe, a Scottish Knitwear Design House.
Those gals aren't the only knitters, though.
"It's a good cause, and it's good for me because I'm a cancer survivor," knitter Carol Rose said.
Let me tell you about today's knitter .
A self-taught knitter, the dish-cloth design is Eileen Lamica's of Malone.
The knitters in the crowd, as well as the rest of the audience, should enjoy her yarn.
When you knit in public, people — other knitters anyway — stop to talk.
Knitters compete in their events while watching the Olympics.
A year ago, my colleague Farhad Manjoo wrote about "the best social network you've (probably) never heard of," an online community for knitters called Ravelry.
The knitters, though, aren't purling away in total anonymity.
Rest assured, as an organization that has many passionate knitters, we never intended to make this a personal attack on the knitting community or to suggest that knitters are not supportive of Team USA.