What are tiny crochet hooks used for?
When crochet students rifle through a box of crochet hooks they come across the thin, steel hooks with tiny heads. Steel crochet hooks are used for crocheting with thread (often called thread crochet). That’s how all those lovely doilies you see were created.
What can I make with a 3.5 mm crochet hook?
3.5 mm crochet hook
- Lightweight Crochet Shawl – FREE Crochet Pattern. …
- Wrist Warmers Crochet Pattern. …
- Dogwood Flower Top – FREE Crochet Pattern.
- Tidelands Wrap – FREE Crochet Pattern.
- Mana Halter Tank Top – FREE Crochet Pattern.
- Crochet Delicatus Hat – FREE Crochet Pattern.
- Peekaboo Sunhat – FREE Crochet Pattern.
What else can I use as a crochet hook?
Look for common household items like a knife, sandpaper, and small pieces of wood or twigs to create your own needles. Consider making handmade needles as gifts for your crochet-loving friends or to sell at local craft fairs and consignment stores.
Are furl crochet hooks worth it?
Are they worth it? YES, YES, YES. If you’ve never tried a Furls hook before, you’ll definitely want to read this first. I recommend starting with a Streamline first, because they are a lower investment and lighter weight which is easier to get used to at first.
What happens if you use the wrong crochet hook?
The hook that you choose, combined with the yarn and your tension, will impact the gauge of the piece. This, in turn, gives you the finished project size. If you choose the wrong crochet hook, you might end up with a sweater that is much smaller or larger than intended.
What happens if I use a larger crochet hook?
If you are using the same pattern (same number of stitches and rows/rounds), a larger crochet hook will use up more yarn. If you are going for the same size of project (say a 36 by 36 inch blanket), a larger crochet hook will use up less yarn.
What can I crochet with a 5 mm hook?
5 mm crochet hook
- Granny Square Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern. …
- Granny Square Dish Towel – Free Crochet Pattern. …
- Crochet Rose Blanket Square – FREE Pattern. …
- Raglan Crochet Tee Pattern. …
- Crochet Tote Bag – FREE Crochet Pattern. …
- Crochet Cardigan With Pockets Pattern. …
- Spring Flower Crochet Blanket Square – FREE Crochet Pattern.
What can I crochet with a 4mm hook?
The 4mm or G-6 crochet hook is meant to be used with Lace (#0) or Super Fine (#1) weighted yarn, but sometimes we also like to use it for slightly heavier yarn. These hooks are perfect for making socks, gloves, Amigurumi and appliques.
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.