Crocheting has become a great hobby, outlet and/or business for many over the years.
People decide to crochet for many different reasons. Some want to crochet to help with their stress. Others like crocheting for gift giving while some do it as a business to sell their finished items or patterns.
Some may say that crocheting is not just a hobby, it is a form of art.
Someone who crochets has developed the skill of using a hook and yarn and turning that yarn into a work of art. This art can be in the form of a blanket, a cardigan, a home decor piece or many other things.
Do you know anybody who crochets or have you ever thought about trying it? Let’s learn a little bit more about what crochet is and what someone is called who crochets.
What exactly is crochet?
Crochet is a type of needlework that uses a hook and yarn. The specific definition of crochet is described as:
Have you also ever wondered what someone is called who crochets?
There can be several different terms used when it comes to what someone is called who crochets.
The main term used for someone who crochets would be crocheter. Just like someone who knits would be called a knitter.
What other terms are used for someone who crochets?
There are several other terms that crocheters can be called. Some of these can also be used for knitters as well.
- Fiber Artist (this is what I prefer)
- Designer or Crochet Designer
- Yarn Enthusiast
- Crochet Queen or Crochet Boss (more of a fun nickname)
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Do you have a term you prefer when it comes to what to call someone who crochets?
The term crocheter would be the term used most often when it comes down to what to call someone who crochets.
More about a crocheter
The role of a crocheter goes beyond simply creating beautiful pieces. It is about preserving a craft that has been passed down through generations.
As a crocheter, you become part of a legacy and contribute to the ongoing evolution of this art form. You have the power to breathe life into yarn, transforming it into something magical and meaningful.
So, whether you’re crocheting for personal pleasure or to share your creations with others, know that you are playing a vital role in keeping this craft alive.
Are you just learning how to crochet and need some beginner friendly patterns to try out? Here are a couple free on my blog you can try:
I hope you enjoyed learning a little bit about what a crocheter is.