Usage examples for crochet

  1. 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.
  2. He has got a little factory, and a little crochet he chooses to lengthen the lives of six file- cutters. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  3. In a little while Katie's crochet work slipped into her lap unheeded. – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. I'm- I'm giving them a wedding present; it's- it's that piece of crochet you saw me doing. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  9. 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)
  10. She found that the ordinary work of blind women, knitting, crochet etc. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  11. Susie showed Pen how to crochet a tidy. – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  12. Her father draws the crochet work from her hand. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  13. She put her crochet in her pocket, and we thought of course she would stay to tea. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  14. No namby- pamby, drop- three- and- carry- one crochet effects about our rushing those days! – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. But Mrs. Mumford tried to sit up and crochet – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  19. 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
  20. 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