Predicate: knit

Roleset id: knit.01 , create by knotting yarn together, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knit.01: KNIT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'knit' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 40.3.2, 26.1. (from knit.01-v predicate notes) KNITTING-N NOTES: Added by Julia based on BOLT. (from knitting.01-n)


knitting (n.)
knit (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: builder (vnrole: 26.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: construction (vnrole: 26.1-Product)
        Arg2-VSP: material, start state (vnrole: 26.1-Material)
        Arg4-PRD: end state or attribute of arg1 (vnrole: 26.1-Product)

Example: with end state, sorta

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        The flow of Japanese funds has set in motion ``a process whereby [these economies]-1 will be knitted *trace*-1 together by the great Japanese investment machine,'' says Robert Hormats, vice chairman of Goldman Sachs International Corp.

        ArgM-MOD: will
        Rel: knitted
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg4: together
        Arg0: by the great Japanese investment machine
        ArgM-MNR: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: whereby -> a process

Example: just transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        With one she is pregnant, with Major Battle she is knitting an American flag, and as the vice president's wife she rushes in with white hair, wearing a tailored suit and pearls, imitating Barbara Bush's gestures down to the last detail.

        ArgM-ADV: with Major Battle
        Arg0: she
        Rel: knitting
        Arg1: an American flag

Example: with material

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        John knit a sweater out the hair he lost in the shower each morning.

        Arg0: John
        Rel: knit
        Arg1: a sweater
        Arg2: out of the hair he lost in the shower each morning

Roleset id: knit.02 , bones mending a break, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knit.02: KNIT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'knit' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entries 40.3.2, 26.1. (from knit.02-v predicate notes)


knit (v.)


        Arg1-PPT: bones (vnrole: 40.3.2-Patient)

Example: ARG1

        The joints between most of the cranial bones are borders where-1 the bones knit together *trace*-1, called sutures.

        Arg1: the bones
        Rel: knit
        Argm-prd: together
        Argm-loc: *trace*-1,

Roleset id: knit.03 , link or tie, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

knit.03: KNIT-V NOTES: Frameset created by Jena. (from knit.03-v)


knit (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent doing the tying (vnrole: 26.1-Agent)
        Arg1-PRD: patient, thing(s) being tied (vnrole: 26.1-Product)

Example: knit brows

        The township chief knits his brows tightly.

        Arg0: The township chief
        Rel: knits
        Arg1: his brows
        ArgM-MNR: tightly