knot-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Make (as if) into knots, perhaps of a rope-like substance.

She knotted her fingers.
The child knotted her shoelaces.
We should knot these strands together.

VerbNet: tape-22.4
FrameNet: Rope_manipulation
PropBank: knot.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: Tangle or complicate an abstract object or a situation.

The author knotted the story into a wonderful mystery.
She knots the truth of the matter.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3