Needlework fabric made by looping yarn with a hooked needle. Soft-sided handbags made with crochet needlework come in many different styles, colors, sizes, and textures because of the variety of stitches in crochet and knit needlework. Also see - KNIT Handbag made with a crochet exterior Made by - THE SAK photo provided by substatic
The word crochet is derived from the Middle French word croc or croche, meaning hook. It describes the process of creating fabric from a length of cord, yarn, or thread with a hooked tool. The origin of the crochet technique is a subject of considerable controversy. The word is not to be confused with 'crotchet', otherwise known as a quarter note.
A knitting process that creates a fabric by a series of interlocking loops rather than rows of stitches. Needlework that is used to form an ornamented design on the hose whether it is sheer or "wool-like" in texture.
French term for needlework actually done with a specialized hook tool called a crochet - most often used for doilies, bureau scarves and large bedding items such as coverlets, shams and bands of trimming on solid-piece items.
a type of lace worked with a crochet hook from one continuous thread. Patterns can be quite intricate. The finest crochet laces are those made with very fine cotton or linen thread, using a very small hook.