knitting needle

knitting needle NOUN a long, thin, pointed rod used as part of a pair for hand knitting.

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  • Knitting needle — Knitting Knit ting, n. 1. The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting; knitwork. [1913 Webster] 2. Union formed by knitting, as of bones. [1913 Webster] {Knitting machine}, one of a number of contrivances for mechanically knitting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitting Needle — This is the indispensable unit in all knitting machines. Two types are used, (1) the bearded needle which requires an auxiliary device for closing the beard prior to casting off the old loop, and (2) the latch needle which has a small latch… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • knitting needle — knitting .needle n ↑knitting needle, ↑wool one of the two long sticks with round ends that you use to knit something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knitting needle — n. an eyeless, usually long, needle of metal, bone, plastic, etc., with a blunt point at one or both ends, used in pairs in knitting by hand …   English World dictionary

  • knitting needle — knitting ,needle noun count one of the metal or plastic sticks used for KNITTING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Knitting needle — Bamboo knitting needles A …   Wikipedia

  • knitting needle — noun needle consisting of a slender rod with pointed ends; usually used in pairs • Hypernyms: ↑needle * * * noun, pl ⋯ needles [count] : one of two or more long, thin, usually metal or plastic sticks that are pointed at one end and used for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • knitting needle — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms knitting needle : singular knitting needle plural knitting needles one of the metal or plastic sticks used for knitting …   English dictionary

  • knitting needle — knitting needles N COUNT Knitting needles are thin plastic or metal rods which you use when you are knitting …   English dictionary

  • knitting needle — 1. either of two types of instruments used for hand knitting: a straight rod of steel, wood, plastic, etc., pointed at one or both ends, used in pairs, or a single curved, flexible rod with two pointed ends. 2. any of various needlelike devices… …   Universalium

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