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 This week, Beckham is introducing a knitwear capsule collection in partnership with Woolmark. Derek Blasbeg, WSJ, 19 Oct. 2021 Loro Piana, the nearly century-old house known for its refined knitwear, has partnered with the Japanese designer, musician and arbiter of cool Hiroshi Fujiwara for its first-ever collaboration. New York Times, 21 Oct. 2021 Roll-Neck Ribbed Cashmere Sweater by Johnstons of Elgin: Established by Alexander Johnston on the banks of River Lossie in Scotland, Johnstons Of Elgin has been creating beautiful knitwear for over 200 years. Felicity Carter, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 Leret Leret Luxury and sustainable knitwear brand, Leret Leret, is supporting The LoveLand Foundation by donating 25% of sales to help provide financial assistance to the Therapy Fund for Black women and girls seeking mental health support. Ciarra Lorren Zatorski, Vogue, 27 May 2021 And what would a proper knitwear collection be without a bit of cashmere? Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 27 Sep. 2021 After a summer of fun and whimsical cotton dresses, British cult label CINTA is now back with the best-selling knitwear that screams English charm and style. Angela Lei, Forbes, 13 Sep. 2021 The brand even filmed a video tutorial with the help of senior knitwear designer Janni Vepsäläinen. Frances Solá-santiago,, 22 Sep. 2021 For knitwear designer Mikuláš Brukner, fashion is a vehicle to tell stories that touch on the very fabric of our society. Vogue, 5 Aug. 2021

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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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22 Nov 2021

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“Knitwear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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: knitted clothing


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