knit

knit(
niht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make with yarn)
a. tejer
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Mrs. Fairhead is knitting sweaters for her grandchildren.La señora Fairhead está tejiendo suéteres para sus nietos.
b. hacer
I'm going to knit a scarf for my son.Voy a hacer una bufanda para mi hijo.
c. tricotar (with machine)
You can knit any garment you want with this machine.Puedes tricotar la prenda que quieras con esta máquina.
2. (to wrinkle the forehead)
a. fruncir
Peter's always knitting his brow so he has many wrinkles.Peter siempre está frunciendo el ceño por lo que tiene muchas arrugas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to put yarn together)
a. tejer
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I can sew but I don't know how knit.Puedo coser pero no sé tejer.
b. hacer punto
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Diana has been knitting since she was a child and has made clothes to dress her dolls.Diana hace punto desde que era niña y hacía ropa para sus muñecas.
c. tricotar (with machine)
It's impossible to knit with this old machine.Es imposible tricotar con esta máquina vieja.
4. (to join)
a. soldarse (bones)
After a month in a cast, her bones knitted.Después de un mes con yeso, sus huesos se soldaron.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (made by knitting)
a. de punto
Knit sweaters are warm and cozy to wear in winter.Los suéteres de punto son calientes y cómodos para usarse en invierno.
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knit
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sweater)
a. tejer
to knit one's browsfruncir el ceño
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. hacer punto
knit [nɪt]
transitive verb
[+garment] hacer (a punto de aguja); tricotar; (Esp) tejer; (LAm)
she can knit up a sweater in a couple of days puede hacer un jersey en un par de días; to knit one's brows fruncir el ceño; his task is to knit the nation back together su tarea es la de volver a unir a la gente del país
intransitive verb
(also knit together) (also knit up) hacer punto or calceta; tricotar; (Esp) tejer; (LAm) [+bones] soldarse; [+wound] cerrarse; curarse;
modifier
knit stitch (n) punto (m) de media
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