April 12, 2013

Crochet Basics: The Anatomy of a Crochet Hook

Even if I am very much into crocheting, I am not that familiar with the parts of a hook. So let's look at the anatomy of a crochet hook.

Anatomy of a Crochet Hook

Aside from that, hooks have different sizes too. Just like the crochet pattern terms, there's also crochet hook conversion chart.

Crochet Hook Conversion Chart
I frequently use the size 5 and 6 hooks. You need to determine what size of hook to use in a specific type of yarn so your project will appear good and sturdy.

There are so many things to learn about the basics of crocheting. Hook is just one and there are types of hook as well. Next time we will discuss about the types and kind of hooks available.

Happy Crocheting!


  1. informative! I'll considering trying out crocheting in the future. hehe

  2. I have never tried crocheting. But it's never too late to learn. I'm having my crochet lessons here in your blog! :)