a handheld tool similar to a latch needle, used for drawing loops of yarn through canvas or similar material to make rugs and the like.
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Historical Examples of latch hook
One of the most common designs is what has been called the “latch-hook.”
In some form or other the latch-hook is seen in almost all these pieces.
Some form of the latch-hook appears in a large number of Caucasian stripes, but mostly in nomadic pieces.