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crochet

noun cro·chet \ krō-ˈshā \
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of crochet

: needlework consisting of the interlocking of looped stitches formed with a single thread and a hooked needle

Examples of crochet in a Sentence

  1. She learned basic crochet stitches from her mother.

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Origin and Etymology of crochet

French, hook, crochet, from Middle French, diminutive of croche hook, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse krōkr hook

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crochet

verb

Definition of crochet

transitive verb
: to make of crochet
  • crocheted a doily
intransitive verb
: to work with crochet

crocheter

play \krō-ˈshā-ər\ noun

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First Known Use of crochet

1854

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CROCHET Defined for English Language Learners

crochet

noun

Definition of crochet for English Language Learners

  • : a method of making cloth or clothing by using a needle with a hook at the end to form and weave loops in a thread


CROCHET Defined for Kids

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crochet

verb cro·chet \ krō-ˈshā \

Definition of crochet for Students

crocheted; crocheting
: to make (something) or create a fabric with a hooked needle by forming and weaving loops in a thread

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crochet

noun

Definition of crochet for Students

: work done or a fabric formed by weaving loops in a thread using a hooked needle


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