- a needle with a hook at one end, used in crochet.
Origin of crochet hook
First recorded in 1840–50
Also called crochet needle.
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Examples from the Web for crochet hook
The simplest implement for removing a buried suture is a crochet-hook.
Miss Alice Prendergast is doing something delicate with a crochet-hook, but it is obvious that her thoughts are far away.Happy Days
Alan Alexander Milne
One skein of white and blue Saxony will be sufficient for two sets; use a crochet-hook that will carry the wool easily.
In front is a compartment for a magnifying glass, and a long one to hold scalpel, brushes, crochet-hook and pencil.The Nursery Book
Liberty Hyde Bailey
They may be curved, or shaped like a crochet-hook, or have the sharp point placed at right angles to the shaft of the instrument.