Definition of crewel work in English:

crewel work

Syllabification: crew·el work

noun

  • Embroidery or tapestry done with crewel yarn on linen cloth.
    More example sentences
    • Wool is almost invariably used in crewel work and colourways are not as elaborate as in chain stitch.
    • The original cloth of this crewel work was missing altogether, all that survived was the wool embroidery.
    • This two-day course teaches the techniques and stitches used in Jacobean crewel work or wool on linen.

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