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They're quite well off and all her towels had crochet lace at the ends.

They are applied to crochet as well as to the other descriptions of work named.

Repeat these stripes as many times as are requisite, and crochet up the sides.

So she took her workbag off the bed, and brought out her crochet.

Anna took from the bench where she had been sitting the crochet in which she had been interrupted.

You may either use ribbon to hang them by or crochet a cord of this silk.

Julia began to crochet again, nervously absorbed in what she was doing.

After supper she went into the garden, taking her work-basket and crochet with her.

You see at home, when I get my work done, I knit or crochet or embroider.

She could crochet and she could embroider, so these helped a bit.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, from French crochet (12c.), diminutive of croc "hook," from Old Norse krokr "hook" (see crook). So called for the hooked needle used.

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