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latch hook

a hand-held tool similar to a latch needle, used for drawing loops of yarn through canvas or similar material to make rugs and the like. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In some form or other the latch-hook is seen in almost all these pieces.

    Oriental Rugs Walter A. Hawley
  • Some form of the latch-hook appears in a large number of Caucasian stripes, but mostly in nomadic pieces.

    Oriental Rugs Walter A. Hawley
  • One of the most common designs is what has been called the “latch-hook.”

    Oriental Rugs Walter A. Hawley

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