crewelwork definition

  • noun:
    • Needlework made with crewel.
    • embroidery made making use of a crewel
    • Embroidery in crewels, frequently done upon some plain product, such as linen.
    • a type of embroidery completed with crewel generally upon linen, the building blocks creating the background.
    • embroidery completed with loosely turned worsted yarn

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