knit·​wear | \ ˈnit-ˌwer How to pronounce knitwear (audio) \

Definition of knitwear

: knitted clothing

Examples of knitwear in a Sentence

a few pieces of knitwear
Recent Examples on the Web Yes, all that, plus Diaz's endless supply of off-white winter knitwear. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, "5 romantic comedies can raise your spirit during coronavirus self-quarantine," 18 Mar. 2020 Browse a mix of framed photographs, knitwear, glass and jewelry while musicians play and vendors sell hot mini-doughnuts and mulled cider. Fritz Hahn, Washington Post, "Holiday happenings," 26 Nov. 2019 And with stock in over 55 stores worldwide including (Net-a-Porter and her own e-commerce site), Roche's whimsical approach to knitwear is taking off. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Layer Your Sweater," 7 Nov. 2014 Her father, Siegfried Deligdisch, owned a knitwear manufacturing and retailing business. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Greta Beer Fought to Recover Holocaust-Era Deposits From Swiss Banks," 7 Feb. 2020 Intarsia knitwear was as neat as a manicured estate. Washington Post, "DSquared2 fetes Milan Fashion’s 25 years with Sister Sledge," 10 Jan. 2020 This week, YanYan, a Chinese knitwear brand that launched less than a year ago but has already garnered thousands of loyal followers on Instagram and IRL, announced the arrival of its third collection. Eliza Huber,, "This Grandma-Inspired Knitwear Is About To Be Everywhere," 21 Jan. 2020 Pay a visit to Chinchero's ancient colonial streets the most authentic market for textiles (rugs, blankets, knitwear, etc.). Joanna Hillman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Just Back From...The Sacred Valley, Peru," 6 Nov. 2019 Continuing its array of forward design, the label sent models down the runway in leather cutouts, knitwear, and bell-bottoms – only a few of the stand out pieces from the collection. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Telfar Debuts Fall 2020 Menswear Collection In Italy," 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of knitwear

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of knitwear was in 1926

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30 Mar 2020

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“Knitwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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: knitted clothing

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