crochet stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crochet stitch any one of a number of stitches made by pulling a loop of yarn through another loop with a crochet needle
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Usage

In literature:

Diana showed me a new fancy crochet stitch her aunt over at Carmody taught her.
"Anne Of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Stitches used in Crochet.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
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
At each of four points crochet one stitch of a contrasting shade.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
But Laura did not seem inclined to reply; she was counting the stitches in her crochet.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. July, 1863, No. LXIX." by Various
Eight chain stitches, the last of which is plain crochet, and so on continued.
"Godey's Lady's Book, Vol. 42, January, 1851" by Various
The following crochet stitches require foundation chains like Nos.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
The short double-crochet stitch, being new to our readers, may be briefly described.
"The Ladies' Work-Book" by Unknown
Join the stripes with crochet stitches; of which several kinds are described in the next chapter.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
She taught her new patterns in crochet, and new stitches in Berlin wool.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
I know a lovely new crochet stitch I could show you.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
For the cuff: Work 12 rounds of double crochet, 1 double in each stitch and turn back.
"Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet" by Anonymous
To the last link of the foundation chain, crochet five stitches, which must be again crocheted in the fifth stitch of the chain.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
And she's learned me a new crochet stitch.
"Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher" by Eleanor Gates
Am I to crochet twelve or thirteen stitches of chain?
"The Lady of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
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In poetry:

Why the extraneous plant?
Why the taboret?
Why, oh why, the doily?
(Embroidered in daisy stitch
with marguerites, I think,
and heavy with gray crochet.)
"Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop

In news:

During the Stitch 'n Bitch Knitting and Crocheting Program at the Pawtucket Public Library on Thursday night, February 24, 2011, Kailyn McDuff(Pawtucket, RI) crochets a pocketbook.
Time will be allotted during lunch to discuss favorite knitting and crocheting stitches and patterns.
Google searches for crocheted blankets made out of chunky yarn weren't helpful, but I did find these instructions for a crochet stitch called Solomon's Knot.
The only stitch used is the crochet chain.
Bring and work on your own project and enjoy the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting.
It seems the National Needlearts Association has teamed up with major and minor league teams to promote stitching arts — quilting, knitting, crocheting, cross- stitching and more — at the ballpark.
Its an evening of fiber arts, you can bring your knitting, crocheting, quilting or cross stitching.
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