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cro·chet

 (krō-shā′)
v. cro·cheted (-shād′), cro·chet·ing (-shā′ĭng), cro·chets (-shāz′)
v.intr.
To make a piece of needlework by looping thread with a hooked needle.
v.tr.
To make by looping thread with a hooked needle: crochet a sweater.
n.
Needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle.

[French crocheter, from Old French crochet, hook, diminutive of croche, feminine of croc, of Germanic origin.]

cro·chet′er (-shā′ər) n.

crochet

(ˈkrəʊʃeɪ; -ʃɪ)
vb, -chets (-ʃeɪz; -ʃɪz) , -cheting (-ʃeɪɪŋ; -ʃɪɪŋ) or -cheted (-ʃeɪd; -ʃɪd)
(Knitting & Sewing) to make (a piece of needlework, a garment, etc) by looping and intertwining thread with a hooked needle (crochet hook)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) work made by crocheting
2. (Architecture) architect another name for crocket
3. (Zoology) zoology a hooklike structure of insect larvae that aids locomotion
[C19: from French crochet, diminutive of croc hook, probably of Scandinavian origin]
ˈcrocheter n

cro•chet

(kroʊˈʃeɪ)

n., v. -cheted (-ˈʃeɪd)
-chet•ing (-ˈʃeɪ ɪŋ) n.
1. needlework done with a hooked needle (crochet′ hook` or crochet′ nee`dle) for drawing the thread or yarn through intertwined loops.
v.i.
2. to do this needlework.
v.t.
3. to form or work by crochet.
[1840–50; < French: knitting needle, literally, small hook, diminutive of croche, croc < Middle English or Scandinavian. See crook1, -et]
cro•chet′er, n.

crochet


Past participle: crocheted
Gerund: crocheting

Imperative
crochet
crochet
Present
I crochet
you crochet
he/she/it crochets
we crochet
you crochet
they crochet
Preterite
I crocheted
you crocheted
he/she/it crocheted
we crocheted
you crocheted
they crocheted
Present Continuous
I am crocheting
you are crocheting
he/she/it is crocheting
we are crocheting
you are crocheting
they are crocheting
Present Perfect
I have crocheted
you have crocheted
he/she/it has crocheted
we have crocheted
you have crocheted
they have crocheted
Past Continuous
I was crocheting
you were crocheting
he/she/it was crocheting
we were crocheting
you were crocheting
they were crocheting
Past Perfect
I had crocheted
you had crocheted
he/she/it had crocheted
we had crocheted
you had crocheted
they had crocheted
Future
I will crochet
you will crochet
he/she/it will crochet
we will crochet
you will crochet
they will crochet
Future Perfect
I will have crocheted
you will have crocheted
he/she/it will have crocheted
we will have crocheted
you will have crocheted
they will have crocheted
Future Continuous
I will be crocheting
you will be crocheting
he/she/it will be crocheting
we will be crocheting
you will be crocheting
they will be crocheting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crocheting
you have been crocheting
he/she/it has been crocheting
we have been crocheting
you have been crocheting
they have been crocheting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crocheting
you will have been crocheting
he/she/it will have been crocheting
we will have been crocheting
you will have been crocheting
they will have been crocheting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crocheting
you had been crocheting
he/she/it had been crocheting
we had been crocheting
you had been crocheting
they had been crocheting
Conditional
I would crochet
you would crochet
he/she/it would crochet
we would crochet
you would crochet
they would crochet
Past Conditional
I would have crocheted
you would have crocheted
he/she/it would have crocheted
we would have crocheted
you would have crocheted
they would have crocheted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crochet - needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needlecrochet - needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
Verb1.crochet - create by looping or crocheting; "crochet a bedspread"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
crochet, hook - make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
shell stitch - make by shell stitching
double crochet, double stitch - make by double stitching
single crochet, single stitch - make by single stitching
2.crochet - make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
crochet - create by looping or crocheting; "crochet a bedspread"
loop, intertwine - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
Translations
حياكة بالصًّنّـارهيَحْبِكُ بإبْرَةيُحيك بِالأبرَه، يُصَنِّـر
háčkovaná práceháčkováníháčkovat
hæklinghækle
virkata
kukičati
horgolhorgolás
heklhekla
かぎ針編みをする
코바늘로 뜨다
nėrinysnerti vąšeliu
tamboradatatamborēšanatamborēt
háčkovaná vecháčkovať
virka
การถักโครเชต์
dantelkroşetek tığla örgü örmektığla örmek
đan bằng kim móc

crochet

[ˈkrəʊʃeɪ]
A. Nganchillo m, croché m
B. VThacer en croché, hacer de ganchillo
D. CPD crochet hook Naguja f de ganchillo

crochet

[ˈkrəʊʃeɪ]
ntravail m au crochet
vt [+ blanket, rug] → faire au crochet

crochet

n (also crochet work)Häkelei f; crochet hookHäkelnadel f; to do a lot of crochetviel häkeln
vtihäkeln

crochet

[ˈkrəʊʃeɪ]
2. vt & vilavorare all'uncinetto

crochet

(ˈkrəuʃei) , ((American) krouˈʃei) present participle ˈcrocheting: past tense past participle ˈcrocheted verb
to knit using a single small needle with a hooked end (a crochet hook).
noun
work done in this way. She enjoys doing crochet.

crochet

يَحْبِكُ بإبْرَة háčkování hækling häkeln πλέκω με βελονάκι hacer ganchillo virkata faire du crochet kukičati lavorare all’uncinetto かぎ針編みをする 코바늘로 뜨다 haken hekle szydełkować fazer croché, fazer crochê вязать крючком virka การถักโครเชต์ tığla örmek đan bằng kim móc 钩针编织品
References in classic literature ?
Her little airs and graces were much admired, so were her accomplishments, for besides her drawing, she could play twelve tunes, crochet, and read French without mispronouncing more than two-thirds of the words.
She wore a long cloak of some rough, dark material and a crochet shawl over her head.
When he lay in bed he seemed still to see her sitting in the corner of the railway carriage, with the white crochet shawl over her head.
Diana showed me a new fancy crochet stitch her aunt over at Carmody taught her.
Tom Holt can crochet beautifully, but he can't make a living for his family.
she said, knitting her brows; and taking up the crochet work that was lying on the table, she began drawing the hook out of it, without looking at Vronsky.
She held the work in her hands, but did not crochet, and looked at him with strange, shining, and hostile eyes.
She turned away from him, pulled the hook at last out of the crochet work, and rapidly, with the help of her forefinger, began working loop after loop of the wool that was dazzling white in the lamplight, while the slender wrist moved swiftly, nervously in the embroidered cuff.
Miss Twinkleton's fraudulent version tamely ran thus: 'Ever engaged to me with the consent of our parents on both sides, and the approbation of the silver-haired rector of the district,--said Edward, respectfully raising to his lips the taper fingers so skilful in embroidery, tambour, crochet, and other truly feminine arts,--let me call on thy papa ere to- morrow's dawn has sunk into the west, and propose a suburban establishment, lowly it may be, but within our means, where he will be always welcome as an evening guest, and where every arrangement shall invest economy, and constant interchange of scholastic acquirements with the attributes of the ministering angel to domestic bliss.
I am a Jesuit, if you please to think so--a splitter of straws--a man of trifles and crochets and scruples--but you will humour me, I hope, in merciful consideration for my suspicious Italian character, and my uneasy Italian conscience.
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Mother India's Crochet Queens (MICQ) has undertaken the challenge to crochet the world's largest blanA[degrees] ket.