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  • verb Present participle of crotchet.


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  • The bridal stock of household linen was large enough to satisfy even Annemarie: Elsa had stitched at it since her earliest school-days, tatting and crotcheting the laces that trimmed it, drawing threads and embroidering monograms, her lips growing yearly more pinched at the thought that she might never need it.

    Two Tales of Old Strasbourg

  • The men lit pipes and cigars, and Honora brought her crotcheting.

    The Art of Disappearing

  • She thought of it as she sat one afternoon, gravely crotcheting a tidy after an East Green pattern, before it was time for the children to be back from school.

    A Village Ophelia and Other Stories

  • Charlotte's room had no pictures on its walls, and no odds and ends of memorials; and as sewing was to her a duty and not a pleasure, there was no crotcheting or Berlin-wool work in hand; and with the exception of a handsome copy of "Izaak Walton," there were no books on her table but a Bible, Book of Common Prayer, and a very shabby

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance

  • i brought knitting with me on vacay : i actually saw a woman crotcheting while standing in line at the Mad Tea Party.

    Marathon Bird

  • Living in the comfortable home they built themselves in the 50’s, arguing about politics, making tea and washing up, fixing, gardening, embroidering, crotcheting, waiting for us to visit.

    We, Who Need Such Great Mysteries | Her Bad Mother

  • If I watch that line of knitting women I'll be crotcheting Arabella's wool in my sleep to-night. "

    Where there's a Will


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