What is a Crochet Hook?
A crochet hook is an implement used to make loops in thread or yarn and to interlock them into crochet stitches. It is a round shaft pointed on one end, with a lateral groove behind it.
Where Can I Buy Crochet Hooks In South Africa?
The Yarn Room
Address: 501 White St, Bailey`s Muckleneuk, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm
Phone: +27 82 673 6326
The Yarn Tree
Address: 8 Seymour Ave, Parktown West, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 2 pm
Phone: +27 82 725 1968
Pretoria North Wool Centre
Address: 582 Gerrit Maritz Rd, Pretoria North, Pretoria, 0116, South Africa
Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 1 pm ⋅ Reopens 2 pm
Phone: +27 12 546 3576
Address: Shop No, 78 NewMarket Rd, Northriding, Johannesburg, 2162, South Africa
Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4 pm
Phone: +27 11 704 6063
What can I use instead of a crochet hook?
Pencils and Pens. Both pencils and pens have been put forward as makeshift crochet hooks. For example, some people suggest looking for items that have a similar shape and size to your desired hook and: Choosing a pencil or pen with a smooth barrel, without any sharp edges.
What is the best size crochet hook to buy?
Most common crochet hook size
Of course, some projects require very small crochet hooks, and others need very large ones. However, if you’re new to crochet and want to pick up a couple of hooks to get started, stick to the middle of the range. 4, 5, and 6mm hooks are all very handy.
Do you need 2 crochet hooks?
Find your fave and start your project! Every crochet supply list, no matter the project, starts with an essential tool: the crochet hook.
The crochet hook serves the same purpose as knitting needles but with two key differences—there’s a hook on the end of the shaft, and you only need one of them.