Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Loops and knots: crocheted nightcap (2nd of 3)

Loops and knots: crocheted nightcap

Crochet is a handcraft which involves looping yarn with a special hook to create a fabric. At its most basic it is a simple craft, easily done by children. This nightcap has been embellished with crochet. It is pretty but does not look particularly comfortable.

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Other textile crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/40540/loops-and-knots-crocheted-nightcap (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013