How To Use Knitting In A Sentence

  • But after three years of frantic knitting, they decided to end the challenge, despite reaching halfway.
  • So again if you're unfamiliar with this yarn and needle arrangement, start by knitting stripes in full needle rib.
  • I look at both my sewing and knitting as wonderful gifts that I will never tire of.
  • She is inspired by traditional woman's handiwork like crocheting and knitting, she says.
  • Did you know that the way that you wrap the yarn around the needle can affect the twist and cause the fabric to bias or that continental style knitting can aggravate carpal tunnel syndrome?
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  • From these three statements they get the military idea of women, children, and God, and the heart of the knitting woman recoils in horror from the cold brutality of it all. In Times Like These
  • A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun
  • She was a character actress who specialized in either cantankerous or kindly older women for three decades, simply by knitting or unknitting her eyebrows.
  • Why not go retro and get knitting, so you can turn your downtime into a cardigan? Times, Sunday Times
  • This company specialized processing production T-shirt, knitting movement coverall, association uniform, culture T-shirt, leisure series and so on.
  • In the April issue, I explored the use of basic slip stitch designs for knitting fabrics.
  • French language (a thing indispensable to the happiness of married life), piano-playing (a thing wherewith to beguile a husband’s leisure moments), and that particular department of housewifery which is comprised in the knitting of purses and other Dead Souls
  • The organisers would appreciate any donations of knitting wool, patterns, knitting needles, crochet hooks or any old material.
  • It's like trying to hold a lump of jelly with knitting wool. Times, Sunday Times
  • You can now put those knitting needles down as we have drawn the campaign to a close. The Sun
  • Mother is knitting a sweater.
  • Visitors and holidaymakers who suffer from machine knitting withdrawal symptoms are welcome at the meetings!
  • Thankfully, you no longer have to be a business to get a hold of their superior goods - just this past year, VOFC branched out into the retail hand-knitting yarn world. Yearn-Worthy Yarns: O-Wool from Vermont Organic Fiber Co
  • Her whole time was spent in making patchwork quilts with knitting-needles that were an arshin [An ell.] long. Poor Folk
  • She does all the needlework and knitting, which she says is probably the most enjoyable part.
  • She looked up at him, confusion knitting her brows.
  • The town and the country around is employed in the manufacture of stockings, and which was once famous for making the finest, best, and highest-prize knit stocking in England; but that trade now is much decayed by the increase of the knitting-stocking engine or frame, which has destroyed the hand-knitting trade for fine stockings through the whole kingdom, of which I shall speak more in its place. From London to Land's End
  • Ladies have you any unfinished knitting or sewing at home?
  • Read more of this story » ... addi knitting said on July 30th, 2009 at 11:09 am Yearn Worthy Yarn: Tahki Jeans
  • All the women at present were busy knitting woollen garments; some were learners and did their work slowly and painstakingly. Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born
  • Women are known for quilting, crocheting, and knitting.
  • For evening wear, using a gold or silver thread instead of cotton can add sparkle to your knitting.
  • We're usually knitting with a card that was designed as single-colour tuck or slip.
  • That seems to be part of the fun of knitting… it can be a real crapshoot when it comes to the finished project.
  • Her interests were sewing, knitting, cooking, gardening, carding wool for quilts and making feather pillows.
  • This is also the only knitting machine that will produce a fabric like the old and familiar style of striped mitten… yet so simple that a child of six to ten years of age can operate it easily and readily.
  • Suddenly he found there were other skills he had to teach his girls - knitting was just one of them, but the self-taught silversmith soon picked up the knit one, purl one skills as well!
  • The classes will include crochet, knitting, needlework or any craft that there is a demand for.
  • Using a knitting needle as a ramrod he pushed it as far up as it would go. THE ONLY GAME
  • I've just been home, desultorily knitting and walking the dog, and I haven't accomplished nearly what you did while making a transatlantic trip AND attending a lovely 3 day party/family reunion! Jean's Knitting
  • The introduction talks at length about the origin of the word knitting and its historical meaning. A Passion for Knitting
  • Lydie and Emily sat knitting new socks, scarves, and mittens for the children, for winter was only a few months away.
  • After frogging the scarf I had been knitting, I was truly inspired to get the new version done as quickly as possible. Creative Every Day, Part 9 « Looking for Roots
  • By her forties she was spectacled, stout and keen on knitting.
  • In 2002, she changed careers to follow her passion and open a hand-knitting boutique, “String,” in New York City. We Remember - Esther Jones, 1915 - 1994
  • During my working life at Atkins I was responsible for knitting many items of fully fashioned goods… men's half-hose (Col. Clive would never wear circular knit half hose), stockings in worsted, cotton, artificial and pure silk, ladies briefs and outerwear.
  • I finished the bedsocks, and am knitting Repeat No. Six (I think) of the top edging of the Princess. Archive 2009-05-01
  • In old photos of my homeland in Bohemia I see our shepherd, with his broad-brimmed hat and his loden coat, leaning against a tree, knitting a woolen sock.
  • She takes her knitting with her everywhere.
  • I think I will find sympathy here if I say that my solution was to retrofit simple 3x3 cables along the front by picking which 8 stitches I wanted to use outlining in purls, of course, throwing a rescue line, and bravely dropping those 8 stitches down all 20+ rows of finished knitting, and reknitting them cabled, in place. Making Light: Open thread 135
  • The routine for knitting double jacquard is to start with the carriages at the right and threaded with the background colour.
  • Erris is renowned for many things including its outstanding tradition in exquisite hand crafts like lace making, crochet, needlework and knitting.
  • A door behind the knitting machines opened and I met these two women, Atalanta (left) and Holly, the creatives behind the label Atalanta Weller. Stil in Berlin
  • Last year Teresa spent time in Ethiopia where she set up a knitting project, teaching children and young women how to knit and read patterns.
  • If I feel peckish while knitting I decide to knit two more rows and if I'm still hungry then I'll go and get something to eat.
  • The term double knitting DK came to the United States from Britain and refers to a weight of yarn that is between a worsted and a sportweight. A Passion for Knitting
  • She did a lot of knitting and sewing, volunteered in her church, and sang in the choir.
  • Her father put his paper down and her mother laid her knitting in her lap.
  • You can now put those knitting needles down as we have drawn the campaign to a close. The Sun
  • The initial step in any piece of knitting is to make the first stitch on one needle. Times, Sunday Times
  • Barnes & Noble in MD is carrying British knitting magazines lately; I bought one issue of Knitting, mainly for an article on felting. Jean's Knitting
  • If you thought knitting was limited to jumpers and scarves, then think again.
  • Often, many part-time pursuits, such as cake decorating, knitting and bookbinding, can be run from home because it saves time and money.
  • Welcome back," Maxine said, unknitting her fingers from his, as though a little embarrassed by the intimacy. COLDHEART CANYON
  • Knitting, crocheting and tatting is not something that has always looked particularly hip when one, say, whips it out at a bar.
  • She also has the musky and morbid sense of someone who is her own tricoteuse, knitting her own legend.
  • The oil on canvas of The Knitting Lesson evokes similar sentiments of simple joys, maternal protection, guidance and love.
  • Anyway, as the tumbril bearing Grant came into view, and we got shots of toothless crones in the crowd getting on with their knitting – or their modern equivalent, West Ham fans looking glum – the Hammers' latest signing, Wayne Bridge, was demonstrating that even a magic Chris Waddle cheque book might not provide an automatic solution to the club's troubles. Keegle is noble but good taste takes a tumbril | Martin Kelner
  • The sight-impaired pensioner has busy needles knitting hats and scarves to send to the country's needy children.
  • The only patterns available were for hand knitting and no one had mentioned mock rib or using waste yarn.
  • I want to prove wool is not just something for knitting bobble hats. The Sun
  • Using a knitting needle as a ramrod he pushed it as far up as it would go. THE ONLY GAME
  • Learn how to cast on using a slipknot before you start knitting in this free online instructional video on how to knit.
  • When knitting double jacquard, the cam lever is set to the jacquard or slip position.
  • There is simply no way that hand-knitting can produce a living wage, or even very much by way of pin money. Archive 2009-02-01
  • She shook her head, then continued knitting a kelly-green sweater for Elaine to take to college in September. DANSVILLE
  • The year's supply of knitting is over, so now I plan to get some dress material decorated for some of the younger girls.
  • The waves went high as some cVillain knitters gave quite literate descriptions of methods and used words most often filtered and censored by otherwise hyper sensitive little interknit filters designed to moderate the durrty feelthy perverse words that may blind poor ignorant and unsuspecting interknitting surfers. Charlottesville Blogs
  • Do you have any statistics that support this, and any details on what type of people are picking up the knitting needles and crochet hooks these days?
  • Until the 19th cent. wool fibres dominated knitting but other textile fibres came into use.
  • Hand-knitting had almost died out in recent years, but the click of the needles is being heard again.
  • He is no permissive or accidental appearance, but an organic agent, one of the estates of the realm, provided and prepared from of old and from everlasting, in the knitting and contexture of things. Representative Men
  • * References: Massif des Maures = local mountain range; "La Voisine" means "neighbor" -- meet mine via her knitting blog; une ruelle (f) = narrow street; une arbouse (f) = arbutus-berry [from the wild strawberry tree] Escapade
  • George supped with her, and the two of them sat matily in the parlour behind red curtains, and with a baize-covered parrot between them on the table, when the meal was over, George smoking, and Mrs. Bradley knitting a shapeless garment slowly and very badly. St Peter's Finger
  • Between my mom and the brigade of little old ladies from Tower 2, I had a solid grounding in the basics of knitting.
  • Weaving and knitting are traditional cottage industries.
  • He pays me a sidewise glance, incredulous brows knitting an ambiguity, finding it almost unsporting to fold and venture a smile of concession.
  • After that I'm going to have a go at knitting a lace shawl for the new baby.
  • She leads us through a sliding bookcase and there is Mrs Claus again in her rocking chair doing some knitting. Times, Sunday Times
  • I haven't done much knitting til I got home but the noro cavendish blanket is almost done, tomorrow should show pictures all being well. Archive 2006-10-01
  • A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun
  • For many years we were one of the largest stockists of knitting machines and coned yarns in the UK.
  • I am knitting a scarf in a variegated blue-ish green-ish rainbow-ish tone.
  • I've always been a loose woman ... uh, in knitting, that is. April 2004
  • Weaving and knitting are traditional cottage industries.
  • Her aide, Fiona Shurll, the ex-editor of an obscure knitting magazine, was unbelievably like an owl.
  • Manufacturing sales: knitting clothing; Wholesale and retail: knitwear and textiles.
  • To make hot pants work you need a pair of legs and not two knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times
  • If I can't correct something on the needles, I'm perfectly capable of ripping or tinking back for rows and rows and rows ... and then reknitting. May 2005
  • I'm also spending this weekend trying to finish knitting a baby sweater.
  • A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun
  • Mary excelled at knitting and produced many beautiful garments for her nieces and nephews.
  • Again a further birds-eye-backed fabric is produced in which the yarn knitting on courses 9 and 11 is of the same colour as that knitted on courses 1,3,5 and 7.
  • Erris is renowned for many things including its outstanding tradition in exquisite hand crafts like lace making, crochet, needlework and knitting.
  • For at least half an hour nightly Myra wrestled with a lumpy piece of knitting - as a sort of pregnancy obligement.
  • I've been knitting with so many inelastic yarns (cotton, cotton/silk, etc), that I really wanted to work with wool.
  • My coworker buddy and I might be taking a knitting course together.
  • Already skilled in knitting and sewing wind- and water-resistant garments, they quickly mastered hand-weaving techniques.
  • Many of my generation despised 'hippies', and, by extension, 'hippieish' habits such as recycling or knitting your own socks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Other courses included dressmaking, upholstery and machine knitting, as well as basic skills such as English for speakers of other languages.
  • Scottish crafts such as pottery, hand-knitting, jewelry-making, and weaving are widely practiced.
  • They can recognise their own capabilities in it - someone adjusting the tension of their knitting is intuitively doing what I do when I adjust the difference between lines.
  • It pretended it was all about knitting, but really it was about puns. Times, Sunday Times
  • By the time he arrived at the end of the row that point was like a knitting needle. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe
  • The WI, which meets at 7.30 pm on the first Thursday of each month, provides the needles and wool and collects the knitting for the hospital.
  • The best way to get this look is to start knitting yourself and create a one-off, original piece, that's just your colour.
  • The organisers would appreciate any donations of knitting wool, patterns, knitting needles, crochet hooks or any old material.
  • In their spare time, Fulani women make handicrafts including engraved gourds, weavings, knitting, and baskets.
  • I wish I could list out the Christmas knitting patterns, but three out of the four intendees occasionally peruse the blog, and it's not much fun if they know in advance.
  • She was gifted with her hands and had a special talent for knitting and embroidery.
  • But don't forget crochet - the hooks are more portable than a pair of knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times
  • Main knitting and tatting products include POLO, T-shirt, Underwear, sportswear, fashionable dress, jeans series etc.
  • Hand knitting had almost died out in recent years, but the click of the needles is being heard again and we're all purling up to the loveliest creations.
  • But Leaders Without a Title stick to their knitting. The Leader Who Had No Title
  • Again a further birds-eye-backed fabric is produced in which the yarn knitting on courses 9 and 11 is of the same colour as that knitted on courses 1,3,5 and 7.
  • Her ball of knitting wool fell on to the floor.
  • Steam-powered frames were developed only in the second half of the 19th cent., accompanied by other inventions such as William Cotton's patents of 1864 which made possible the knitting of fully fashioned garments.
  • Useful and ornamental needlework, knitting and netting are capable of being made, not only sources of personal gratification, but of high moral benefit, and the means of developing in surpassing loveliness and grace, some of the highest and noblest feelings of the soul. Sunday Salon - Cowslip heaven
  • The weather has turned chilly here in Calgary, and I find myself turning to new patterns for knitting.
  • But any form of preparation of food unnerved her and her knitting was littered with dropped stitches. Times, Sunday Times
  • Word is out that knitting isn't just for grandmas anymore - it's the new hobby of choice for people who want to relax and de-stress.
  • My brief brush with knitting lasted long enough to make a scarf for my little sister's Barbie (yes, that's how many moons ago it was).
  • It pretended it was all about knitting, but really it was about puns. Times, Sunday Times
  • The first time I came across the problem I was knitting a tuck stitch sweater.
  • She especially enjoyed craftwork, knitting, crochet, as well as baking.
  • Always lively and alert, knitting play and linking with his forwards. Times, Sunday Times
  • Mosaic knitting simply involves slipping the stitches in a row that should be the "other" color.
  • Prose, in the knitting up of the memorie, the reason is manifest, the words (besides their delight, which hath a great affinitie to memorie) being so set as one cannot be lost, but the whole woorke failes: which accusing it selfe, calleth the remembrance back to it selfe, and so most strongly confirmeth it. Defence of Poesie
  • A brooch with a miniature portrait sustained a bogwood watch-chain upon her bosom, and at her elbow lay a heap of knitting and an old copy of The House of the Dead Hand
  • Knit For Brains also carries other eco friendly diddies for your knitting habits, like bamboo needles and hooks, patterns and adorable vinatge buttons! Yearn Worthy Yarn Store: Knit For Brains
  • It's like a coil of silk with knitting wool and big sparkly gold frilly bits. The Sun
  • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman
  • The eth (ð Ð), thorn (þ Þ), and aesc (“ash”—Æ æ) survive in modern Icelandic almost as artifacts, and exude medievalism (they make me wonder if this blog should be called “Knitting Letters, A to Þ?” A to Z: L is for Lopi
  • Among other knitting machines in modern use are the drawers machine; machines for hose and half-hose with apparatus for making the instep, finishing off the toe, splicing or thickening the heels, etc. Textiles For Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools; Also Adapted to Those Engaged in Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, Wool, Cotton, and Dressmaker's Trades
  • For this design knit the single teddy starting on the seventh stitch to avoid knitting part of the balloon.
  • Circular knitting depended on natural elasticity of its ribbing to substitute for fashioning.
  • She leads us through a sliding bookcase and there is Mrs Claus again in her rocking chair doing some knitting. Times, Sunday Times
  • They must, in the grand tradition of the French, whose revolution was worthy of the name unlike America's, have lots of knitting that needs to be done, and like Chauncy Gardener, like to watch. Crooks and Liars
  • Airports have brought in increasingly stringent security checks, and are confiscating everything from nail files and bottle openers to knitting needles and knives.
  • Tomorrow I begin my knitting class and I'm crossing my fingers that the other class members won't be grandmas.
  • So, that crossed out needlepoint, knitting and embroidery, as well.
  • It's also worth noting that some formerly common travel items - knitting or crochet needles, Swiss Army knives, nail files - are no longer allowed to be carried on board many airlines.
  • I set the photo on the desk and stared at it, knitting my brow.
  • Tibby was knitting at a reid pirnie [4] for her faither; but, of course, Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895
  • She uses a style learned from a picture knitting guide she was given as a child, which is neither the right-handed American style or the left-handed Continental technique some say is more efficient.
  • At an early age she enjoyed knitting and crochet, and at eight was making clothes for her dolls. Times, Sunday Times
  • St. Conleth's Day Care Centre is looking for oddments or surplus wool and knitting needles.
  • The wool of commerce is divided into three great classes: (1) Short wool or clothing wool (also called carding wool), seldom exceeding a length of two to four inches; (2) long wool or combing wool, varying from four to ten inches; (3) carpet and knitting wools, which are long, strong, and very coarse. Textiles For Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools; Also Adapted to Those Engaged in Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, Wool, Cotton, and Dressmaker's Trades
  • Some of the most frequently found objects include knitting needles, sets of cutlery, corkscrews and scissors.
  • She did a lot of knitting and sewing, volunteered in her church, and sang in the choir.
  • She buys vintage afghans from thrift shops, uses automated, circular knit looms to create solid or striped pieces and outsources hand-knitting or crocheting to a team of talented yarn-workers around Austin, Texas, where she lives. Turning Knitting Into Art That Pops
  • Serena is knitting and wraps a skein around Offred's hands.
  • Knitting pullovers for the family is old hat for Mary Johnstone.
  • He had bought her a wooden box to store her knitting and crochet. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nanchang Debang Machinery Works is a factory specialized in manufacturing components for warping knitting machine.
  • A little wool, a couple of knitting needles and a bit of time and lives can be changed. The Sun
  • At an early age she enjoyed knitting and crochet, and at eight was making clothes for her dolls. Times, Sunday Times
  • In theory, the replenishing of the body's supplies of water and glucose should not be beyond the abilities of someone who can follow a knitting pattern.
  • Dorean picked up her knitting once more, the needles flashing in the lamplight and clicking rhythmically.
  • The multimillion-dollar question: do you stick to your knitting, unmindful of all the e-hubbub, or do you join the dotcom fever you can't lick?
  • She's knitting a sweater.
  • For her, personal service extended beyond benevolence by requiring socially comfortable Jewish women to study Jewish history and ethics, so they might understand their responsibility for reknitting a fragmented ethnic community. Club Movement in the United States.
  • I seem to have finally mastered knitting on two circular needles!
  • What ply do you need for that knitting pattern?
  • It maintains several hundreds of poor people, who are kept constantly at work, according to their age and abilities, in making thread, all sorts of lace, a kind of catgut, and in knitting stockings. Travels through France and Italy
  • Their plight - and many more like them - has inspired you to pick up your knitting needles in droves. The Sun
  • The basic outline of the beaded sample was worked with a plain crochet chain sewn with slip stitch to the knitting.
  • It's like trying to hold a lump of jelly with knitting wool. Times, Sunday Times
  • I am doing my doctoral dissertation on the art and practice of hand-knitting for women.
  • I have met knitters with bad backs, frozen shoulders, tennis elbows and so on from doing to much knitting at a time.
  • So knitting with variegated yarns not only requires a certain amount of persistence but also requires an openness to accepting the pooling effect.
  • This is a 8 piece raglan sleeve jacket, the fabric of wool, linen blended, cuffs and hem Roman Tam knitting.
  • The classes will include crochet, knitting, needlework or any craft that there is a demand for.
  • Confuse your knitting skirt with shoulder - straps to match jacket of brief paragraph bull-puncher, can says the most classical popularity is dressed up.
  • So she sent her magic into the bird and concentrated it on the broken wing and felt the bone re-knitting.
  • The bonne turned again to survey me, and seeing my eyes wide open, and, I suppose, deeming their expression perturbed and excited, she put down her knitting. Villette
  • I'm afraid the New Yorker isn't alone in shrinking, my husband has been saying the same thing about Time Magazine, which I never read (I'd rather be knitting and ignorant!). Jean's Knitting
  • She tucked her knitting away in her bag and stood up.
  • Knitting together and extending interior and exterior circulation paths on campus, it functions not only as colosseum, but also as agora - a place of informal social exchange.
  • The elderly take part in activities including sewing and knitting.
  • Their plight - and many more like them - has inspired you to pick up your knitting needles in droves. The Sun
  • To make hot pants work you need a pair of legs and not two knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times
  • And who wants their mother hand-knitting jumpers and going at the job of being a parent not just full-time but also full-tilt?
  • But don't forget crochet - the hooks are more portable than a pair of knitting needles. Times, Sunday Times
  • The foundations suffer them not to sink, the buttresses suffer them not to swerve, and the contignation and knitting suffers them not to cleave. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions Together with Death's Duel
  • I'm also knitting a sweater for a friend's new baby.
  • Gifted with her hands, she had a special flair for craftwork and found much relaxation in knitting Aran sweaters and dress-making.
  • They also run evening classes from time to time, specialising in a particular aspect of Machine Knitting.
  • The first thing we knitted was a kettle holder by casting on 20 stitches and knitting each row plain until it became a square.
  • I'll take you," he said, unknitting his feet from the floor of the passage and approaching her. EVERVILLE
  • When knitting, try to keep the same tension throughout.
  • Folk arts to be taught include Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, paper cutting, paper tearing, knitting and flower arranging.
  • This knitting pattern shows you how to make an adorable cozy for your hard-boiled egg.
  • After Christmas knitting has slowed a bit, although I did make myself a little sumpin-sumpin from yarn gifted to me by an Indiana raveler I met while on the conference trip in November. undefined
  • The rib transfer carriage is lowered on to the needlebed to the right of the knitting.

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