needlework done with a needle having a small hook at one end for drawing the thread or yarn through intertwined loops.
to form by crochet.
- cro·chet·er [kroh-shey-er; British kroh-shey-er, -shee-], /kroʊˈʃeɪ ər; British ˈkroʊ ʃeɪ ər, -ʃi-/, noun
- well-cro·cheted, adjective
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How to use crochet in a sentence
On a recent day of browsing, I spotted classic items like Air Force 1 sneakers but also an orange crochet crop top with a heart in the middle that seemed to have started a bidding war.Depop Made Sustainable Shopping Cool for Gen Z. What Happens When Parents Crash the Party? | Eliana Dockterman | August 19, 2021 | Time
Those are the numbers that have filled Shelly Haynes’s days and nights for the past six weeks, ever since she was tagged on a Facebook page for Northern Virginia parents next to a crochet pattern of a Bernie Sanders doll.The story behind that much-liked photo of a child-size vehicle covered in handmade Bernie Sanders dolls | Theresa Vargas | March 10, 2021 | Washington Post
They had to crochet afghans or be doing something else productive.
But through trial and error, Leach and his co-founder Randy crochet, a real estate investor, improved the product.
crochet needles should be kept in a housewife similar to those used for ordinary needles.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
Moreover, to the extreme satisfaction of Mary, she left her crochet-needle on the floor at night.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
"Very well," and Helen tossed away her crochet and put on her hat.Daisy Ashford: Her Book | Daisy Ashford
Many like to use a thread of silk or mercerized crochet-cotton with the Shetland floss or other wool which may be chosen.Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet | Anonymous
A chain of thirty-four stitches; double-crochet into this for thirty rows, taking the back stitch, so as to form a rib.Little Folks | Various
British Dictionary definitions for crochet
to make (a piece of needlework, a garment, etc) by looping and intertwining thread with a hooked needle (crochet hook)
work made by crocheting
architect another name for crocket
zoology a hooklike structure of insect larvae that aids locomotion
- crocheter, noun
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