Crochet came from the word croc, which is French for hook. Crocheting is an art of fabric creation from a thread, cord or other materials using a crochet hook.

Beginnings

Keep track of your sewing projects with this lovely paperback journal that you can use in several ways.

Use this simple butterfly lace edging and matching insertion crochet pattern to decorate garments, towels, pillow cases, curtains, table linens and more. The pattern was designed by Mrs. C.L. Hendrick in 1921.

Designed by Mrs. C.H. Hendrick in 1921, you can use this simple owl pattern to make a wall hanging or pillow cover, or use baby-weight yarn to make a light afghan.

Designed in 1921 as a pillow cover pattern, Emma Loper made it a tribute to her crafty ancestors, who made mesh lace with thread and netting for antimacassars to keep their furniture free from hair oils.

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