Definition of 'crochet'


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1. Needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle.

2. A kind of knitting done by means of a hooked needle, with worsted, silk, or cotton; crochet work. Commonly used adjectively.

3. a small hook, or a hooked needle (often of bone), used in crochet work.

4. In fortification, an indentation in the glacis, opposite a traverse, continuing the covered way around the traverse.

5. A fold of enamel directed forward from the anterior edge of the median cross-crest (metaloph) in such a tooth as the molar of a rhinoceros. See cut under tooth.

6. A kind of knitting by means of a needle with a hook at one end.

7. An old hagbut or hand-cannon. Wilhelm, Mil. Dict.

8. to make (a piece of) needlework using a hooked needle, to make interlocking loops of thread.

9. To knit with a crochet needle or hook.

10. make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

11. create by looping or crocheting

12. To produce a close or open fabric by hooking a thread of worsted, linen, silk, etc., into meshes with a crochet-needle.

13. To make in the style of work called crochet: as, to crochet a shawl; crocheted edging.

14. To make a piece of needlework by looping thread with a hooked needle.

15. To make by looping thread with a hooked needle.


1. At an early age she enjoyed knitting and crochet, and at eight was making clothes for her dolls.

2. He had bought her a wooden box to store her knitting and crochet.

3. You will need a wooden or plastic crochet hook.

4. They include a distinctive silver crochet hook.

5. But it was the subsequent item on hyperbolic crochet that charred the fishcakes beyond redemption.

6. But I do have a crochet hook.

7. Many days, the intentional repetition of small, daily choices mirrors that of my crochet hook.

8. But don't forget crochet - the hooks are more portable than a pair of knitting needles.

9. We knit and crochet crazy creatures and kooky things, then leave our little stitched stories all over London.

10. I was especially impressed with the male servers and bartenders; most with signature Veuve brand bow ties, ascots or waistcoats; the ladies in crochet knee socks and feathers and variations on flapper wear in between.

11. The single crochet is just like picking up a stitch then binding it off as you go.

12. We both agreed that crochet is set up to be The Next Big Thing.

13. I occupied my time in crochet-work, in attending to my ferns or pots of flowers, or in reading the books allowed me.

14. -- Tunisian crochet is also called crochet-knitting because, you have to cast on all the first row of stitches, as in knitting.

15. I will learn this thing called crochet and make each and every one of you the following for Christmas.

16. They came to have elaborate patterns, often in matching sets for the various items of parlor furniture; they were either made at home using a variety of techniques such as crochet or tatting, or purchased.

17. With respect I think that the idea that drug dealers will resort to more innocent business such as crochet, or garden gnome manufacturing once their trade has been depleted is optimistic.

18. So I am reminding myself that I don't have to be the kind of crochet expert that she is a knitting expert.

19. ‘Just to the right of the tent, you would have found a group of eight women poised with their crochet hooks and knitting needles.’

20. ‘I laid the blanket I had crocheted before I came to New France on my bed and put my knitting needles and crochet hooks in my workbag and then put it in the trunk.’

21. ‘Do you have any statistics that support this, and any details on what type of people are picking up the knitting needles and crochet hooks these days?’

22. ‘Today, this striking textile is made with a crochet hook, knitting needles, a tatting shuttle or a machine.’

23. ‘Erris is renowned for many things including its outstanding tradition in exquisite hand crafts like lace making, crochet, needlework and knitting.’

24. ‘The organisers would appreciate any donations of knitting wool, patterns, knitting needles, crochet hooks or any old material.’

25. ‘Dobbs wrapped some yarn around her crochet hook.’

26. ‘She was very artistic and loved to work with her hands, especially at needle-work such as crochet and tapestry.’

27. ‘As a precautionary measure it is recommended that you carry a crochet hook with yarn to save the work you have already done in case your knitting tools are surrendered at the checkpoint.’

28. ‘The classes will include crochet, knitting, needlework or any craft that there is a demand for.’

29. ‘Etta took the worn cap in her hand and looked it over while Auntie click-clacked with her crochet needles.’

30. ‘It's also worth noting that some formerly common travel items - knitting or crochet needles, Swiss Army knives, nail files - are no longer allowed to be carried on board many airlines.’

31. ‘Boys were taught carpentry and gardening and girls learnt needlework, crochet and knitting.’

32. ‘Use a small size steel crochet hook and lift the lower loop over the wrapped yarn and then over the head of the nail.’

33. ‘Lace-making and crochet continue here as they always have.’

34. ‘Aboriginal women have proved with their crochet hooks that beanie making is an emerging cottage industry.’

35. ‘They are given a free nine-month course in basic sewing and crochet skills.’

36. ‘The knitting and crochet club and the art club will resume at the centre in February on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am.’

37. ‘Alternatively you might find it easier to use a crochet hook to pick up and hold the threads on the right.’

38. ‘The craft day will include classes in parchment work, decoupage, crochet, copper craft and basketry.’

39. ‘The Federation Shield for craft was won by Mrs. Breda Phelan, for her beautiful cotton crochet tablecloth.’

40. ‘Also on display are soft wood toys and dolls, puppets and lampshades in leather, ceramic and terracotta pottery, crochet laces, cotton durries, silver filigree and tribal embroidery.’

41. ‘Grown-up gypsy chic can be found in spades there, where chiffon skirts offer a dressier alternative to cotton, alongside good-quality crochet shrugs in turquoise and raspberry.’

42. ‘The mesh is like fish net, like crochet, like flea-market dream catchers, like a veil which both conceals and hints at revelation.’

43. ‘Karlight Industrial, a manufacturer that specialises in crochet, jacquard, boiled wool jackets and knitwear, said its plans for spring-summer designs involved bright, sharp colours as well.’

44. ‘Gauze and chiffon, decorated with skin-baring crochet or big organza bows, in shades of rose and mint took center stage.’

45. ‘I loved finding shibori indigo dyed fabrics in Beijing, beautiful cottons in Florence, and lovely crochet in Korea.’

46. ‘You'll often find boudoir pillows in soft, smooth satin, rich velvet, lace, crochet covers and more.’

47. ‘Connolly interpreted fashion trends using traditional Irish materials such as tweed, crochet and lace.’

48. ‘I drew the silken crochet to my face, the velvet softness against my cheek.’

49. ‘Heiress, a wedding dress from 1957 with chevron pleated handkerchief linen descending in tiers banded with handmade Irish crochet, demonstrates the concept at its most magical.’

50. ‘Deep necklines and minis take centrestage along with transparencies in gauze, knit or crochet, which add to the appealing look.’

51. ‘They also design the most glamorous and desirable crochet silk throws and scarves and elegant tableware and bed linen.’

52. ‘On display are some very attractive crochet garments and linen from Hyderabad.’

53. ‘The girls sported white linen trousers, crochet tops and cowboy boots.’

54. ‘Along with the lace this season, you will see crochet accessories with crocheted or fuzzy pom-poms.’

55. ‘It's time you dug out that pretty pink crochet top that you tucked at the bottom of your cupboard.’

56. ‘She awoke again, but this time to the comforting warmth of her couch pillows and crochet blanket.’

57. ‘Craftspersons displayed a fascinating range of crochet products from wall hangings, mobile covers, lampshades, frocks and bead belts.’

58. ‘I'd be surprised if he had thought he was coming back from the dead in order to settle down and make crochet bobble-hats.’

59. ‘When I pause in typing to think about the next sentence, I am crocheting a scarf that I promised to mail tomorrow.’

60. ‘She crocheted this scarf.’

61. ‘Queen Mary's Irish lace wedding dress was reputedly crocheted by three ladies from Foxpoint.’

62. ‘True courage involved secretly washing a thin camp uniform or crocheting underwear from stolen yarn in order to maintain some semblance of humanity.’

63. ‘Upon further inspection, each and every one of those monkeys is crocheting handkerchiefs and talking about the potato salad at last week's church picnic.’

64. ‘Now in heaven, I imagine her playing cams with all her friends, planning her trip to Hawaii, and crocheting an afghan that stretches from there to here.’

65. ‘She was sitting in the living room crocheting something brown when he arrived.’

66. ‘I decided to try to make something from them and I shredded some and knitted and crocheted them.’

67. ‘The caps were crocheted by their families and friends.’

68. ‘The men crocheted caps that were delivered before Christmas last year.’

69. ‘Betty laughed while she crocheted the funeral shroud.’

70. ‘Knitting, crocheting and tatting is not something that has always looked particularly hip when one, say, whips it out at a bar.’

71. ‘Her hands were constantly busy crocheting colorful yarn into expansive abstract wall hangings that resembled the layers of handmade garments she wore.’

72. ‘Women are known for quilting, crocheting, and knitting.’

73. ‘Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting and sewing.’

74. ‘We had to learn to knit, crochet, crewel and do fine embroidery.’

75. ‘We were given opportunities to ride, knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and weave.’

76. ‘‘I knit, crochet, embroider and bead,’ she explains.’

77. ‘Chun then crochets forms that are not necessarily one-to-one equivalents of Mondrian's paintings but are very clear transcriptions of his work.’

78. ‘My grandmother was the only woman I knew who could sew, knit, crochet, weave, make delicious pies from scratch and wear a church hat with attitude.’

79. crochet a bedspread

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