Definition of Crochet

1. Noun. Needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle.

Exact synonyms: Crocheting
Generic synonyms: Needlecraft, Needlework



2. Verb. Create by looping or crocheting. "They crochet the cape "; "Crochet a bedspread"
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Create From Raw Material, Create From Raw Stuff
Related verbs: Hook
Specialized synonyms: Shell Stitch, Double Crochet, Double Stitch, Single Crochet, Single Stitch
Derivative terms: Crocheting

3. Verb. Make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle. "She sat there crocheting all day"
Exact synonyms: Hook
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Intertwine, Loop
Derivative terms: Crocheting, Hook

Definition of Crochet

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

2. v. t. & i. To knit with a crochet needle or hook; as, to crochet a shawl.

Definition of Crochet

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

2. Verb. to make (a piece of) needlework using a hooked needle, to make interlocking loops of thread. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crochet

1. to do a type of needlework [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crochet

croaking
croaks
croaky
croatia
croc
crocacin
croceate
crocein
croceine
croceines
croceins
croceous
crocetin
croche
croches
crochet (current term)
crochet hook
crochet needle
crochet stitch
crocheted
crocheter
crocheters
crocheting
crochets
crochetwork
croci
crocidismus
crocidolite
crocidolites
crocin

Literary usage of Crochet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1876)
"Awards on crochet and other Ornamental Work. ... Columbus, best crochet shawl 3 Mrs. R. Schoenberg, Columbus, best crochet hood 2 Mrs. BC Myer, Columbus, ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1899)
"Gaugain (Mrs. J.) The knitters' friend; being a selection of receipts for the most useful and salable articles in knitting, netting, and crochet work. ..."

3. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss A Lambert (1842)
"Plain crochet—where one loop only is made in each stitch. ... Plain double crochet—where two loops are kept on the needle before the stitch is finished. ..."

4. The Home Maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"In covering the rings, use the close crochet stitch and join them together ... MAKE a chain of nineteen stitches. ist row :—Three treble crochet in sixth ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"7) reports his experiences with Braun's crochet as follows: He considers the instrument to ... This crochet of Braun is simple, solid, cheap, easy to clean, ..."

6. Potter's American Monthly (1880)
"occasions when a Shetland shawl is worn, may be made by any one familiar with the simplest stitches of crochet. It is shaped in gores, which closely fit the ..."

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