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Usage examples for crochet

  1. She found that the ordinary work of blind women, knitting, crochet, etc. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  2. In a little while Katie's crochet- work slipped into her lap unheeded. – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  3. He can talk Egyptian scarabs with my brother, and Irish crochet with me, and then turn around and discuss politics with my husband, and quote poetry to Phillis Drew in the next breath. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  4. And, Saxon, should'st thou e'er be led To deem this tale untrue; Then- any night in winter, When the cold north wind blows, And bairns are told to keep out cold By tallowing the nose: When round the fire the elders Are gathered in a bunch, And the girls are doing crochet, And the boys are reading Punch:- Go thou and look in Leech's book; There haply shalt thou spy A stout man on a staircase stand, With aspect anything but bland, And rub his right shin with his hand, To witness if I lie. – Verses and Translations by C. S. C.
  5. First she taught me how to crochet, but she teaches me many other things, too. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  6. After consideration, the 'promeneuse' went on with her crochet, with a shrug of her shoulders which meant: " She can't come to much harm." – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  7. On the opposite side of the road Nekhludoff noticed Katusha's blue shawl, Vera Doukhova's black coat, and Simonson's crochet cap, white worsted stockings, with bands, like those of sandals, tied round him. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  8. Her father draws the crochet work from her hand. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  9. And when the coffee is ready and her guests are drinking, she sews a little to begin with on a white cloth, and then does a little crochet- work with a collar of some sort, and so with all manner of maidenly tasks. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. Plump Maggie rolled up her lace and jabbed the ball decisively with the crochet hook, We'll have to go now, or the chickens will be wondering where their supper is coming from. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  11. For the babies he had india- rubber rings: he had tin cows and carved wooden lions for the bigger children, drawing- tools for those older yet, and a box of crochet tools for the ladies. – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  12. The Prince then spent considerable time in examining various parts of the Exhibition, and delighted many youthful manufacturers by the very numerous purchases of every description, from the girls' as well as the boys' stalls, such as lace and crochet work to take to the Princess of Wales. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  13. I jest have obliged to run down to Clianthy Lusk's and see can she let me have her crochet needle for to finish up my shawl. – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  14. She had given up the crochet for point- lace, which, as it had more intricate stitches, necessitated the more care. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
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