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1The action or craft of tying knots in yarn or string to make carpets or other decorative items.
- ‘Off-loom techniques such as macramé and knotting were popular, and shaped weaving was tried.’
- ‘Anderson was a professional painter for 15 years before turning to Chinese knotting in 1996.’
- 1.1 The knots tied in a carpet or other item.
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