Meaning of “crochet” in the English Dictionary

"crochet" in British English

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crochetverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkrəʊ.ʃeɪ/ us /kroʊˈʃeɪ/
crochet
noun [ U ] uk us
crocheted
adjective uk /ˈkrəʊ.ʃeɪd/ us /kroʊˈʃeɪd/

Examples from literature

  • I could have crocheted dozens of rows on my mat while I was looking for you. 
  • I looked when I got a chance, and she had crocheted me a wash cloth, with a pink edge. 
  • It is done in ribbed crochet. 
  • Miss Deborah's crochet fell into her lap. 
  • When he returned from the store, Dale usually found his mother sitting by the lamp crocheting. 

(Definition of “crochet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crochet" in American English

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crochetverb [ I/T ]

us /kroʊˈʃeɪ/

to make cloth or clothing by connecting wool or other thread into joined rows using a single needle with a hook:

[ T ] My mother crocheted a blanket for the baby.

(Definition of “crochet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)