Fine Woven Cotton Crocheted
Cotton is a very comfortable and durable fabric. It does not stretch and hence, is perfect for making various crochets items such as clothes, dishtowels, baskets, napkins and so on. Crochet is a kind of lace work, and to create crochet, yarns or threads created like an interlocking loops with the help of crochet hook.
Crochet needle shall be having a hook at one end and the crochet needle is made of metal, plastic or wood. While doing crochet, you have to complete each stitch before moving to the next crochet and for the stitching, you have to use only one thread. You can use, cotton yarn, polyester yarn and woolen threads for crochets. These finely woven crochet designs are a wardrobe staple and looks very delicate and immensely lovely.
Crochet is in fashion again this season. One can easily find apparels made of crochet such as an evening or a wedding dress, a swimsuit, tops, and ponchos. Who can forget the stunning crochet dress worn by Kendall Jenner at Coachella this year? Crochet purses and jewelry can also be found and look quite trendy and chic.
History of crochet:
The term crochet comes from the French term croche, which means small hook. Although the exact origin of crochet is unknown, experts speculate that it might have originated from Iran or China. The first remains of crochet design go back to the year 1824. In Europe, it was commonly known as the “shepherd’s knitting.” It is a substitute for traditional lace. Queen Victoria later provided it with a royal touch by purchasing crocheted lace from Irish women who were suffering financially due to the potato famine.