crochet hook

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crochet hook a needle with a hook on the end; used in crocheting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crochet hook a small hook, or a hooked needle (often of bone), used in crochet work.
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Usage

In literature:

She pressed her crochet hook against her lip and pondered.
"Summer" by Edith Wharton
Halibut started, and Miss Philpotts nearly had an accident with her crochet hook.
"Lady of the Barge and Others, Entire Collection" by W.W. Jacobs
Work in double-stitch crochet, passing the hook through both the upper and under loop of the stitch of the preceding row.
"The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850" by Unknown
With a fine crochet-hook make a chain of 120 stitches with the scarlet silk, close it into a round, and do one round of single crochet.
"The Ladies' Work-Book" by Unknown
She then put in a fine crochet-hook, and out tumbled no fewer than fifteen small green living caterpillars.
"Woodside" by Caroline Hadley
Every hour she was reminded of her loss by a thousand little things like this crochet hook.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
It is made in the hand in most primitive fashion by using the two first fingers as crochet hooks.
"Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving" by Grace Christie
She never did fussy things with her hands, Honor Carmody; no one had ever seen her with a needle or a crochet hook.
"Play the Game!" by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
Until Mary Rose came neither Miss Adams nor Mrs. Smith knew that the other was a slave to the crochet hook.
"Mary Rose of Mifflin" by Frances R. Sterrett
He found his hook, and, sure enough, it was something like a crochet-needle.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
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In news:

But the single hook is having a renaissance this year, most notably with the Vogue Knitting special edition on crocheting , Temple said.
Grandma handed me a steel crochet hook and thread and said "you are going to learn how to crochet ".
There are crochet hooks so small you can barely tell there is a hook on the end.
That really tiny steel crochet hook used to be Grandma's.
Raffle tickets will be on sale during the two days for an afghan crocheted by Annette Hooks.
She had a bag of variegated yarn and a crochet hook and had just started her first row.
Angel with a crochet hook.
Size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Angel with a crochet hook .
Gay Courtier's crochet hook rests as she untangles a ball of "plarn" — plastic yarn — during a weekly meeting.
If you knit or crochet, bring your needles or hook to the Museum for a knit -in with other knitters .
If the snag 's too big to grab this way, turn the sweater inside out and use a crochet hook to tug the strands to the inside.
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