unknit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English unknitten, unknetten, uncnütten, from Old English uncnyttan, equivalent to un- +‎ knit.

Verb[edit]

unknit (third-person singular simple present unknits, present participle unknitting, simple past and past participle unknitted)

  1. To unravel.
    Exhaustion will unknit even the ordered mind.
  2. To undo knitted stitches by reversing the knitting motion.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (undo knitted stitches): tink

Adjective[edit]

unknit (not comparable)

  1. Not knitted.