Irish crochet


Definition of Irish crochet

: a heavy lace of Irish origin that is hand-crocheted or machine-made with rose or leaf designs on a square mesh ground and is used especially for insertion, edging, and trimming

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First Known Use of Irish crochet

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Irish crochet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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