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crochet

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noun cro·chet \krō-ˈshā\

Definition of crochet

  1. :  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.

Origin and Etymology of crochet

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


First Known Use: 1844

Other Household Terms


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crochet

verb cro·chet

Definition of crochet

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make of crochet <crocheted a doily>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to work with crochet

crocheter

play \-ˈshā-ər\ noun

1854

First Known Use of crochet

1854

Other Household Terms


CROCHET Defined for English Language Learners

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crochet

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noun cro·chet \krō-ˈshā\

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

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verb cro·chet \krō-ˈshā\

Definition of crochet for Students

crocheted

crocheting

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


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crochet

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noun cro·chet

Definition of crochet for Students

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



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