v. cro·cheted (-shād), cro·chet·ing (-shāĭng), cro·chets (-shāz)
To make a piece of needlework by looping thread with a hooked needle.
To make by looping thread with a hooked needle: crochet a sweater.
Needlework made by looping thread with a hooked needle.
[French crocheter, from Old French crochet, hook, diminutive of croche, feminine of croc, of Germanic origin.]
cro·cheter (-shāər) n.
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