The past simple and the past participle of knit

Conjugation of the verb knit:

Base Form/Infinitive without 'to':


Past Simple:


Past Partciple:


Present Partciple:


Third Person Singular:



To make an article of clothing, especially by using two long needles to connect wool or another type of thread.


His wife has already started knitting baby clothes.
She knitted him a scarf, gloves, and a pair of socks
During the war, women used to knit clothes for soldiers.

Similar verbs

The irregular verbs in the table below have the same pattern as knit. They are:

- Verbs with similar forms in the infinitive, past simple, and past participle.
- Verbs like 'set, set, set'.

Verb Simple past Past Participle
beset beset beset
bet bet bet
broadcast broadcast broadcast
burst burst burst
cast cast cast
cost cost cost
cut cut cut
fit fit fit
forcast forcast forcast
hit hit hit
hurt hurt hurt
input input/inputted input/inputted
knit knit/knitted knit/knitted
let let let
put put put
quit quit quit
read read read
set set set
shed shed shed
shut shut shut
slit slit slit
spit spat/spit spat/spit
split split split
spread spread spread
sublet sublet sublet
thrust thrust thrust
undercut undercut undercut
upset upset upset