crochet needle


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

He then exchanges the crochet needle for a kind of an instrument with a burr on the end of it.
"Cobb's Anatomy" by Irvin S. Cobb
Moreover, to the extreme satisfaction of Mary, she left her crochet-needle on the floor at night.
"The Daisy Chain" by Charlotte Yonge
Materials: Messrs. Walter Evans and Co.'s crochet cotton, and a needle to match.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
A girl of my acquaintance earns a comfortable living at home with her crochet needle.
"Vocational Guidance for Girls" by Marguerite Stockman Dickson
Now I am grateful to have a crochet-needle and a ball of silcotton.
"The Next of Kin" by Nellie L. McClung
He would as soon see a man with crochet needles.
"The Cockaynes in Paris" by Blanchard Jerrold
Mary said nothing, but her crochet needle moved more slowly.
"The Treasure of Heaven" by Marie Corelli
She had been trying to crochet but had dropped her needle.
"Green Valley" by Katharine Reynolds
Her crochet needle poised in mid-air.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
Don't flatter yourself she'll remember about your crochet-needle.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The baby sacque I was crocheting, with all knitting needles and wools, gone also.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
One who is expert with crochet needle can have a creation worthy of handing down for ages to come.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Ivory crochet needles of various sizes.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
Give her a crochet needle, and a spool of "sil-cotton," and she will keep out of mischief.
"In Times Like These" by Nellie L. McClung
There was a crochet needle between them, and they were both absorbed in what it was doing.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Crochet needles should be kept in a housewife similar to those used for ordinary needles.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
The sunlight crept down from among the climbing roses and glittered upon her crochet-needle.
"Countess Erika's Apprenticeship" by Ossip Schubin
Crochet needles worked busily, Maggie sat pondering, Meredith lay back on his elbow on the moss and looked down at the river.
"Pine Needles" by Susan Bogert Warner
Irish crochet is an imitation of the needle-point laces of Spain and Venice; that is to say, it resembles these laces in general effect.
"Lace, Its Origin and History" by Samuel L. Goldenberg
And I brought you a set of crochet-needles.
"Kathie's Soldiers" by Amanda Minnie Douglas

In news:

It's not actually compulsive in the least, even though the mind reels when you think about the hours she must have spent with crochet needles in her hands.
There are an infinite number of needle sizes in crochet and knitting needles.
Tools and Materials Olive branch, deer 1, deer 2, cedar tree, and snowman templates Crocheted UGG boots Permanent marker Iron-off stabilizer Foam Rubber bands Pins Felting needle Muslin Iron.
FARMINGTON — A new retail store downtown offers a farm-to-needle experience for knitting and crocheting enthusiasts.
In each episode, two talented and experienced needle artists one knitting and one crochet expert provide detailed instruction on a variety of projects.
If you knit or crochet, bring your needles or hook to the Museum for a knit -in with other knitters .
FARMINGTON — A new retail store downtown offers a farm-to- needle experience for knitting and crocheting enthusiasts.
They demonstrate various techniques, including spinning, weaving , needle felting, knitting and crochet.