Definition of Double crochet

1. Noun. A kind of crochet stitch.

Exact synonyms: Double Stitch
Generic synonyms: Crochet Stitch
Derivative terms: Double Stitch

2. Verb. Make by double stitching. "They double crochet the cape "
Exact synonyms: Double Stitch
Category relationships: Handicraft
Generic synonyms: Crochet
Derivative terms: Double Stitch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Double Crochet

double chins
double click
double clinch
double compartment hydrocephalus
double concave lens
double consciousness
double contrast enema
double convex lens
double cousin
double coverage
double cream
double creams
double creme
double crenate
double crochet (current term)
double cropping
double cross
double crossover
double crossovers
double dagger
double daggers
double damages
double dare
double dared
double dares
double daring
double date
double dated
double dates

Literary usage of Double crochet

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

1. The Home Maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"... one double crochet in loop of five chain*, repeat four times, one single crochet in treble crochet of last row, five chain, shell on shell, ..."

2. The Illustrated Magazine of Art (1854)
"Make a chain of 12 loops, turn back, and work the 12 : • double crochet. ... 3rd : Work double crochet in each loop all round. 4th : Chain 5, mise 2, ..."

3. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1893)
"2d round—Work 1 double crochet, 1 treble, 3 long treble, 1 treble, 1 double crochet, all under each of the six spaces of two chain, and join evenly at end ..."

4. The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies, and Pursuits by Matilda Anne Planche Mackarness (1888)
"It must be crocheted together, by working * a stitch of double crochet into ... For the mouth of the purse, work 2 stitches of double crochet into each of ..."

5. Occupations for Little Fingers: A Manual for Grade Teachers, Mothers and by Elizabeth Sage, Anna Maria Cooley (1910)
"Jacket: Begin with a shell of four double crochet in every third stitch of the yoke, until you reach the first point of the yoke; then make a chain of nine ..."

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