knitting needle

noun

: one of two or more long, thin, usually metal or plastic sticks that are pointed at one end and used for knitting

Examples of knitting needle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then decades passed without my touching a knitting needle. Jane E. Brody, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 The needle used to give them nutrition was less than 2 millimeters in diameter, about the size of a thin knitting needle. Paula Newton, CNN, 9 Mar. 2023

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“Knitting needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knitting%20needle. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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