verb (used with or without object), cro·cheted [kroh-sheyd; British kroh-sheyd, -sheed] /kroʊˈʃeɪd; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪd, -ʃid/, cro·chet·ing [kroh-shey-ing; British kroh-shey-ing, -shee-ing] /kroʊˈʃeɪ ɪŋ; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪ ɪŋ, -ʃi ɪŋ/.
Origin of crochet
Related Words for crochetmesh, ornament, lace, decoration, tapestry, brocade, needlepoint, quilting, quirk, sew, bind, unite, mend, fasten, weave, crochet, incorporate, entwine, construct, compose
Examples from the Web for crochet
Contemporary Examples of crochet
They had to crochet afghans or be doing something else productive.Legal Power Sisters Credit Mom
March 10, 2012
Historical Examples of crochet
They're quite well off and all her towels had crochet lace at the ends.Jan and Her Job
L. Allen Harker
They are applied to crochet as well as to the other descriptions of work named.
Repeat these stripes as many times as are requisite, and crochet up the sides.
Anna took from the bench where she had been sitting the crochet in which she had been interrupted.
So she took her workbag off the bed, and brought out her crochet.
verb -chets (-ʃeɪz, -ʃɪz), -cheting (-ʃeɪɪŋ, -ʃɪɪŋ) or -cheted (-ʃeɪd, -ʃɪd)
Word Origin for crochet
1840, from French crochet (12c.), diminutive of croc "hook," from Old Norse krokr "hook" (see crook). So called for the hooked needle used.
1858, from crochet (n.). Related: Crocheted; crocheting.