Types of Crochet Hooks

Crochet hooks are made from different materials such as aluminium, plastic and bamboo. Aluminium hooks are smooth, strong and long-lasting, but they can feel cold and inflexible in your hands. Plastic hooks are smooth and inexpensive, but they make squeaky noise when you are crocheting with acrylic yarn and also bend or break relatively easily.…

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How to… make a pom pom using a fork

Everybody loves pom poms! So make these small, fluffy balls to make your amigurumis a lot more fun. Let’s see how easy it is to make pom poms using a fork.    1. Wrap the yarn around the fork. The more yarn you wrap, the thicker the pom pom will be.      2. Tie a piece of your yarn…

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Parts of a Crochet Hook

A crochet hook may seem like a very basic tool, but crochet hooks actually have five distinct parts with a specific function: 1- The TIP gets inserted into the stitches. A pointed tip can get into tight stitches more easily. 2- The THROAT catches the yarn. 3- The WORKING AREA holds your working loops and determinates your stitch size. The hook size you need…

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