knotwork definition

  • noun:
    • A design or pattern of interlacing or overlapping geometric forms resembling a knot
    • Work relating to the tying of knots.
    • An object made up of or using knots.
    • An ornamental arrangement of cords knotted collectively, such as some types of edge, within the cordons of a cardinal's cap, or represented in carving, artwork, etc.
    • A kind of fancy-work made from bond, yarn, etc., by attaching knots. Most commonly it is done with a crocheted edge.

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