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Word: crochet

Definition: make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet


Sentences Containing 'crochet'

In May 2002, Voog began to freeform crochet hats.
She received her BA in industrial design while she learned to crochet under needle artist, Bernadette Sonona, after which she began to create and sell colorful crocheted hats inspired by distinctly African-American patterns, themes and hairstyles.
Xenobia Bailey (born 1955, in Seattle, Washington) is an American artist and designer best known for her eclectic crochet hats and her large scale crochet pieces and mandalas, consisting of colorful concentric circles and repeating patterns.

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