crocheting

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crocheting creating a garment of needlework
    • n crocheting needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
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Usage

In literature:

After supper she went into the garden, taking her work-basket and crochet with her.
"The New Girl at St. Chad's" by Angela Brazil
She has some nervous crochet in her head.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
It is also much used for crochet work.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
Mrs. Batholommey sat down in the big chair by the fire, and took up her crochet work with a sigh.
"The Return of Peter Grimm" by David Belasco
Eliza sat in the doorway crocheting.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
She touched the fabric delicately and lifted an edge of crocheted lace.
"Country Neighbors" by Alice Brown
Miss Wealthy was sitting on the back piazza, crocheting a tidy.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
Miss Sophronia sighed and shook her head, and crocheted for some minutes in silence; she was making a brown and yellow shoulder-shawl.
"Margaret Montfort" by Laura E. Richards
When Aunt Susanna came in Laura was crocheting, Kate was sewing, and I was poring over a recipe book.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Sitting down in an arm chair, she took up some crochet and tried to do a little work before sunset.
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
The cover may be knotted or crocheted of heavy linen cord or fish line.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
Fill the plain shuttle with Ardern's crochet cotton No.
"The Bath Tatting Book" by P. P.
With fine wool, crochet-silk may be prettily used for this finish.
"Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet" by Anonymous
He could crochet most perfectly, and his coverlets were unrivalled in Lancia.
"The Grandee" by Armando Palacio Valdés
Do they write letters, sew, embroider, crochet?
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
The top may be finished by crocheting a beading and scallops of the colored wool.
"Hand-Loom Weaving" by Mattie Phipps Todd
She found that the ordinary work of blind women, knitting, crochet, etc., could not be relied upon as a means of livelihood.
"Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind" by Frances Martin
Why can't you take your knitting, or a bit of crochet in your fingers?
"A Pair of Schoolgirls" by Angela Brazil
She crocheted from this nest.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
Clinch of the rim Crochets de la jante.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In poetry:

Beside her the lonely crochet
Lay patiently and unstirred,
But the fingers that would have work'd it
Were dead as the spoken word.
"Death In Leamington" by Sir John Betjeman
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
Once there were some silly kittens,
And they knitted woolly mittens
To bestow upon the freezing Hottentots.
But the Hottentots refused them,
Saying that they never used them
Unless crocheted of red with yellow spots.
"The Funny Kittens" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

I was waiting for Handi Transit when I saw a lady crocheting a dish cloth in a very unusual pattern.
0Kim Skillern says she's crocheting beanies for her husband to give to Afghanistan children.
Carrara enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, reading, knitting and crocheting.
Draws knitters, crocheters from as far way as Pennsylvania.
Carson, a lover of animals and crocheting, heard about a need for blankets via Twitter and started an effort to make blankets for the cats at the humane society.
Barbara Dalhouse crocheted a cat house for the BARKitecture fundraiser.
A model shows a crochet design by Simone Rocha, who launched her line two years ago.
Cody, the crocheted fox, is the top seller for Peanut Butter Dynamite, whose co-founder, Miran Elseewi, added that only one of the firm's other characters.
Yarns by HPF invites you to join us at the shop for Knit (Crochet too) Night every 1st and 3rd Thursday, from 5-7 at 402 Pelham Rd.
A sweater crocheted by a 98-year-old woman who taught the craft to many in her family, and a collection of knitted booties, sleepers and bravery beads came from the Hospital for Sick Children's Critical Care Unit.
6 Things He Can't Live Without: Carl reported that he has everything he needs inside of his one-piece crochet jumpsuit.
Several ladies and one gentleman have been busy crocheting prayer shawls as part of a ministry project at the First Baptist Church of Pontiac.
Since November 2009, Covered with Prayers has been hard at work crocheting shawls for those in need.
Cody, the crocheted fox, is the top seller for Peanut Butter Dynamite , whose co-founder, Miran Elseewi, added that only one of the firm's other characters.
They gather on Sundays to sew, tat, crochet, paint and cut up soda cans.
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In science:

Stammbach, A course in homological algebra, second ed., Graduate Texts in Mathematics, vol. 4, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1997. Jean-Louis Koszul, Crochet de Schouten-Nijenhuis et cohomologie, Ast´erisque (1985), no.
A Batalin-Vilkovisky algebra morphism from double loop spaces to free loops
Vey J., D´eformation du crochet de poisson sur une vari´et´e symplectique, Comment.
Noncommutativity and Duality through the Symplectic Embedding Formalism
On the right we show a photo of a Necklace made from crochet lace, pearls, and sterling silver taken from .
Complex Networks from Simple Rewrite Systems
Koszul, Crochet de Schouten-Nijenhuis et cohomologie, The mathematical heritage of lie Cartan (Lyon, 1984).
On Quantum de Rham Cohomology Theory
Koszul, Crochet de Schouten-Nijenhuis et cohomologie, The mathematical heritage of lie Cartan (Lyon, 1984).
On Quantum de Rham Cohomology
Koszul: Crochet de Schouten-Nijenhuis et cohomologie, The mathematical heritage of ´Elie Cartan (Lyon, 1984).
Symplectically harmonic cohomology of nilmanifolds
Since entering federal prison in october, Martha Stewart has tried her hand at ceramics, learned to crochet and become an expert on vending-machine snacks.
Improving Update Summarization by Revisiting the MMR Criterion
Density irregularities, usually in the range from tens of centimeters to tens of meters, are routinely detected as strong coherent radar echoes [e.g., Cohen and Bow les , 1967; Balsley and Farley , 1971; Crochet et al., 1979; Kudeki et al., 1987].
Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling Through E-region Turbulence 1: Energy Budget
Crochet de Schouten-Nijenhuis et cohomologie. (Schouten-Nijenhuis bracket and cohomology).
Polynomial poly-vector fields
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