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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 ?
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 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.
Her favorite past time was knitting and crochet work.
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Both abayas and kaftans have been created with light and refined fabrics such as cotton with crochet work, At the same time they exude a glamorous look.
Handmade fashion is another exciting range available across knitted tops, colorful earthy toned harem pants, crochet work garments as well as pure wool and cotton stoles.
One woman to benefit already is Um Aziz, who told the GDN she had been producing crochet work and jalabiyas since 2007.
Yang's Dress Vehicle--Yin Yang and Dress Vehicle--Zig Zag, both 2012, consist of modular aluminum frames supporting colorful screens made of venetian blinds, crochet work, and macrame, the latter two elements integrating small bells, whose jingle, jester-like, interrupts conversation.
A show spokeswoman said: "Visitors can experience live demonstrations of felting, hand spinning and crochet work or simply check out the alpacas and learn more about the husbandry involved in keeping these special animals.
Thomas Grantham used his PS1 to register on a website which allowed him to sell a book of e-poetry and raise an incredible PS460, while Kalika Puri bought wool with her PS1 and sold her creative crochet work, raising PS85.
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