The medlar-like fruit is worked in crewel stitch in bands of brown, stem lighter in shade.
For 'arf the rarnd it stood the crewel strane and then it didn't break.
These were wrought with borders of crewelwork, and finished with elaborate thread and crewel fringes.
Irene was sitting at the window by herself, working quietly at a piece of crewel work.
You may work the dress with either soft-twisted silk, (not too fine,) or with Berlin wool or crewel.
To work one pair of slippers, you will require from fifteen to twenty skeins of crewel.
The stitches just described were largely used in crewel work.
Chain stitch and crewel stitch can only be used with regard to effect on one side of a material.
Even "Margaret, aged nine," delivered a soothing message to him in the faded blues of her crewel work.
The crewel needle which I mentioned in the ninth chapter is the most important implement.
embroidery, 1590s, of unknown origin. Earliest usage is late 15c., as a name for a kind of thin, worsted yarn originally used in crewel work.