Definition of Knitter

1. Noun. Someone who makes garments (or fabrics) by intertwining yarn or thread.

Generic synonyms: Needleworker
Derivative terms: Knit



Definition of Knitter

1. n. One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.

Definition of Knitter

1. Noun. A person who, or a machine that knits, ties or knots. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Knitter

1. one that knits [n -S] - See also: knits

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knitter

knit caps
knit one's brows
knit one's eyebrows
knit stitch
knitathon
knitathons
knitback
knitch
knitches
knits
knitster
knitsters
knittable
knitted
knitted fabric
knitter (current term)
knitters
knittest
knitteth
knitting
knitting chart
knitting machine
knitting needle
knitting needles
knitting stitch
knittings
knittle
knittles
knitwear
knitwears

Literary usage of Knitter

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1. Descriptions of Occupations by United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Employment Service (1918)
"The knitter puts on the bobbins of yarn, starts the machine and sees that ... Description: The boss knitter is responsible for the output and the quality of ..."

2. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1874)
"The framework-knitter's old hand- frame, which has for so many years been almost the only apparatus commercially employed in manufacturing knitted wearing ..."

3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"The knitter of G inches bed shows a method tt '- twice the width of needle bed ... Tlie knitter 16 inche) nr"i shews a method of compressing it into u small ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: Including A Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1846)
"... perhaps the name was abbreviated), may have mistaken Dyer for Dempster.—ED.] be a knitter of stockings." He asked me to go down with him and dine at Mr. ..."

5. Servian popular poetry by John Bowring (1827)
"THE knitter. THE maiden sat upon the hill, Upon the hill and far away, Her fingers wove a silken cord, And thus I heard the maiden say: " O with what joy, ..."

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