crocheting crocheting  /kroʊ ˈʃeɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
  2. (n) creating a garment of needlework

Usage(s):

  1. Only boy in a family of several girls, he early learned crocheting, a feat much stressed by his political opponents in the recent campaign.
  2. Barfield spent her last months crocheting dolls for two of her grandchildren, reading religious literature and talking to reporters, who dubbed her the Death Row Granny.
  3. People were living in communes, crocheting their own Rasta hats and conserving office electricity by not getting a job long before they knew it was preventing global warming.

News

  1. La Grange studio shows knitting not just for grandmas anymore

    LA GRANGE — Sitting in the shade of a patio umbrella in front of Idea Studio with seven other knitting and crocheting enthusiasts, Pam Kidd worked on a loose-knit scarf in shades of brown and gold. “I’ve been knitting since I was a little girl with my grandmother, hence under the arm,” she said. Attracted by the creative displays of domestic and international artisan wools, Kidd is one of many ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Doings Clarendon Hills

  2. Saturday Marks Kickoff of International Knit in Public Week; SIUE University Museum to Host Knitting Activities

    The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville University Museum is using International Knit in Public Week to seek donations from around the world of knitting and crocheting works to display October 17 as part of an “art bomb” on the SIUE campus. The event will coincide with the Midwest Artists Art Symposium. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Events at the Brookline Library

    n Knit and Crochet: The knitting, crocheting and cross-stitch group meets 6 p.m. Mondays.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Hollis Brookline Journal

Quotes

  1. "There's no question," says Wertheim, "that in the hierarchy of our society, science is up here and girls crocheting is down there. For many of the women who come, it's immensely uplifting to hear women's work 'legitimated', as it were, by...
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Margaret Wertheim Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. As Freud's grandson Ernest recalled, they "spent much time in each other's company ...... one was knitting or sewing, the other was busy with crocheting".
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Ernest Jones Source: The Age

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