What can I use if I don’t have a crochet hook?
When you don’t have a crochet hook on hand but do have yarn
You can take your yarn out of your bag and use your fingers to crochet something beautiful. You don’t have to have a reason to finger crochet. You can also do it just for fun, to try something new and to expand your abilities in the craft.
Can you make a crochet hook?
You can buy them in any craft store, most little yarn stores, and even some major retailers… or you can make your own! In any big box craft store in the US you’ll find Boyes and Bates hooks, and often a few Takumi bamboo hooks as well. … And if you head over to etsy, there are people creating gorgeous handmade hooks.
Why does crochet hook matter?
Finding the right size for a crochet hook is important because it determines the gauge of your crochet. Smaller hooks make finer and tighter crochet, while larger hooks produce a bulkier, more open weave.
How do I make my crochet hooks smoother?
Here’s a quick tip to help your hook glide more smoothly through your yarn… Put a tiny dot of lotion (baby lotion or face moisturizer… any kind that’s not too thick) on one of your fingers & lightly rub it around the shaft of your crochet hook. (I swear I didn’t mean for that to sound dirty.
How do you crochet without yarn?
Paper or Newspaper. Almost any kind of paper can be turned into a yarn-like fabric if you’re patient enough to work with it in a way so that it doesn’t tear. Ivano Vitali has proven as much with his newspaper crochet fashion.