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

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Still images of Laura Dern and Kyle Maclachlan were collaged on knitwear and coats in the collection. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Laura Dern Was on the Clothing—And in the Front Row—at Raf Simons," 17 Jan. 2019 The designer began her womenswear line in 2011 creating knitwear for children, until she was persuaded by celebrity customers Maggie Gyllenhaal and Milla Jovovich to design something adult sized. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "How to Layer Your Sweater," 7 Nov. 2014 Lamm Cashmere House, a knitwear shop that’s been clothing the jet set since the Golden Era of Travel, will send you home with the most sumptuous sweaters, scarves, and wraps possible. Heidi Mitchell, Town & Country, "Skiing St. Moritz in Style," 1 Nov. 2018 On display were lush herringbone suits, cozy printed knitwear and hulking shearling coats that ought to come with a ranch of their own. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "At a Celeb-Filled 50th Anniversary Show, Ralph Lauren Was Back on Top, Doubters Be Damned," 10 Sep. 2018 The collection featured unisex graphics and windbreakers in various neutral tones, in addition to black oversized knitwear and combat vests. Amira Rasool, Teen Vogue, "A Danish Designer Protested Denmark’s Burqa Ban During Copenhagen Fashion Week," 9 Aug. 2018 The debut collection will feature garments made to the standards of Italian craftsmanship in knitwear, sweats, and rich cashmere. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Introducing Fila Fjord, a New Brand Helmed by Astrid Andersen," 4 Dec. 2018 By splattering on pattern, or adding details like rhinestones or ribbons, the brand injects wit into the world of fuddy-duddy knitwear. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, "This Exuberant Cardigan Is the Ideal Antidote to Office Air Conditioning," 16 Aug. 2018 Maydi After years of working in the fashion industry in Milan and Paris, Maria A. Zolezzi (aka Maydi) returned to her native Argentina and launched a free trade-high fashion knitwear label out of her home. Allie Lazar, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Best Shops in Buenos Aires," 23 May 2018

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of knitwear

: knitted clothing

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