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What is "Crochet" - Definition & Explanation

The word crochet describes the process of creating fabric from a length of cord, yarn, or thread with a hooked tool.
Series of loops made with single needle. Can be made into a fabric.
Decorative knitted looping technique with a special needle. Often made in to shawls and blankets, made popular by the 1960s hippie movement.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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