latch hook

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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. lat.,
  2. latah,
  3. latakia,
  4. latam,
  5. latch,
  6. latch needle,
  7. latch on,
  8. latch onto,
  9. latchet,
  10. latching

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Examples from the Web for latch hook

  • In some form or other the latch-hook is seen in almost all these pieces.

    Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
  • One of the most common designs is what has been called the “latch-hook.”

    Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
  • Some form of the latch-hook appears in a large number of Caucasian stripes, but mostly in nomadic pieces.

    Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley