crochet definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to produce some needlework by looping bond with a hooked needle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to create by looping bond with a hooked needle: crochet a sweater.
  • noun:
    • Needlework produced by looping bond with a hooked needle.
    • Needlework made by looping bond with a hooked needle.
    • A kind of knitting done by way of a hooked needle, with worsted, silk, or cotton fiber; crochet work. Popular adjectively.
    • a type of knitting in the form of a needle with a hook at one end.
    • a vintage hagbut or hand-cannon. Wilhelm, Mil. Dict.
    • In fortification, an indentation in the glacis, opposite a traverse, continuing the covered means around the traverse.
    • A fold of enamel directed forward from the anterior edge of the median cross-crest (metaloph) in such a tooth as the molar of a rhinoceros. See cut under tooth.
    • needlework carried out by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
  • verb:
    • to create (some) needlework utilizing a hooked needle, to make interlocking loops of bond.
    • To knit with a crochet needle or hook.
    • produce by looping or crocheting
    • make an item of needlework by interlocking and looping bond with a hooked needle
  • others:
    • to make a close or open fabric by hooking a thread of worsted, linen, silk, etc., into meshes with a crochet-needle.
    • to create in the model of work known as crochet: because, to crochet a shawl; crocheted edging.

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