knit·wear | \ˈnit-ˌwer \

Definition of knitwear 

: knitted clothing

Examples of knitwear in a Sentence

a few pieces of knitwear

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Tianna Liu showed an adorable knitwear collection for the under-12 set that looked prime for boutiques. Kristin Larson,, "Our favorite looks from the SAIC fashion show," 23 May 2018 My career goal is to build a knitwear company whose purpose is to make a change. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "These 10 FIT Students Are the Future of Fashion," 3 May 2018 Beginning with vinyl Peter Pan collars, oversized men's cardigans designed to be worn as dresses, and brightly hued knitwear, the one-woman show soon grew into a team of machinists as Quant opened more branches across the city., "Mary Quant, Mini Skirt Purveyor, Is Being Honored With A Fashion Exhibit," 8 June 2018 The sartorial band of misfits taking in the Fall 2018 collections also layered more minimal knitwear brilliantly. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "How to Wear a Statement Sweater Like the Street Style Set at London Fashion Week," 21 Feb. 2018 The colorful knitwear that featured cherubic putti in oval frames looked inspired by church ceilings, and angelic visages also graced motorcycle jackets. Colleen Barry, The Seattle Times, "Versace goes punk wild with homey looks," 13 Jan. 2018 Known for its luxury fashions and knitwear for men, particularly the mock turtlenecks once sported by Steve Jobs, St. Croix has relocated from Somerset Collection to 286 W. Maple Road, in the former J. McLaughlin store. Rene Wisely, Detroit Free Press, "Kybun Joya Shoes, sports collectibles, sushi, whiskey fill downtowns," 9 July 2018 The two bring backgrounds in fashion—Anna in childrenswear and knitwear after a stint studying pre-med and Valerie in lingerie with an innate talent for illustration and painter. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "4 Chic Fashion Brands Doing Things Right, Right Now," 2 July 2018 Rimini is celebrated in slouchy knitwear with the city’s name in rainbow colors, worn with striped denim shorts layered over longer boxers. Washington Post, "Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of knitwear

1926, in the meaning defined above

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: knitted clothing

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