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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.
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.
With its kid-oriented projects, clear explanations, good-sized color photos and approach, this is the item of choice for parents who would teach their kids crocheting basics.
30pm and a knitting and crocheting surgery to help solve problems and get beginners started on Sunday March 22 from 2 to 5pm.
The work brings together moments from traditional crocheting in the island of Cyprus and contemporary practices following at the same time thoughts which include history, the intangible culture, identity and new identity.
Critique: Ideal for both novice and experienced needlecrafters alike, "Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree: Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More" is a wonderfully illustrated compendium of ideas and instructions for employing crocheting skills in creating all manner of memorable Christmas Season decorations.
From a 'knit or crochet stitch of the month' section that teaches new skills to suggestions for 'music to knit by' and insights on scents and symbols to consider, this is a wide-ranging blend of spiritual and needlework tips, and provides a fine collection of prayer shawl basics perfect for any who would love to combine knitting and crocheting with spiritual purpose.
Beth now volunteers by teaching crocheting at Colman Court, a subsidized housing complex located on the grounds of a local Catholic church noted for its service to the marginalized.
The 32-year-old lecturer in further education at Cardiff and Vale College began crocheting six months ago and was so inspired she decided to start up the Warm Heart Crochet project.