What can I use in place of 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.
What can I use instead of a hook?
Dough Hook Alternatives
- Use Your Hands. For the most part, kneading dough and making it by hand isn’t the exciting part because it’s exhausting and can consume too much flour (dough hook keeps the flour consumption at bay). …
- Stand Mixer. …
- Spiral Mixer. …
- Planetary Mixers.
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.
What can I use if I don’t have a crochet hook?
You don’t have to use a crochet hook
You have the choice of using a bobby pin or a hair beader. I have used the bobby pin technique and it works great.
How do you crochet a smooth hook?
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.