crocheting


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crocheting - needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needlecrocheting - needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
2.crocheting - creating a garment of needlework
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
References in classic literature ?
Harling sceptically, as she took up her crocheting again and sent the hook in and out with nimble fingers.
Everybody had his glass of beer before him, or his cup of coffee, or his bottle of wine, or his hot cutlet and potatoes; young ladies chatted, or fanned themselves, or wrought at their crocheting or embroidering; the students fed sugar to their dogs, or discussed duels, or illustrated new fencing tricks with their little canes; and everywhere was comfort and enjoyment, and everywhere peace and good-will to men.
She humoured him in silence, listening patiently by the fence; crocheting with downcast eyes.
In between elementary school bus runs for Oconomowoc Transport Company in Wisconsin, you'll likely find driver Trudy Serres spending her time crocheting.
Comprehensive, practical, effective, and thoroughly 'user friendly' in organization and presentation, "When Bad Things Happen to Good Crocheters: Survival Guide for Every Crocheting Emergency" is an instructional 'how to' compendium of shortcuts such as how to change yarns halfway through a project; how professionals finish their crochet for a polished look; deciphering the magic that makes crochet charts work; reading crochet patterns like a pro; learning when and how to fix your mistakes; and avoiding finishing fiascos.
99) provides 25 projects that apply to a baby on the way, creating nine months of crocheting ideas for infant outfits, nursery decor, blankets, toys and more.
I feel I am king of my castle when I'm sitting here planning my crocheting," she says.
Jo Owen launched Blue Light Babies in her sparetime just eight months ago but she now has 2,000 people crocheting for charity across the country.
I like that, as a crocheting needle worker, who can understand crochet terms and create the pattern, I can grasp the stitch visually as well.
We've had over 20 people giving up their spare time for the past few months, with at least three people who weren't even sure what crocheting was before now, creating bespoke masterpieces.
30pm and a knitting and crocheting surgery to help solve problems and get beginners started on Sunday March 22 from 2 to 5pm.