Generally , no matter what type of project you are doing there will be different ways for you to figure out your gauge for the hook size and exactlly what type of yarn style that you would like to use. Another type of hooks is called the double point needles ,they are available in a variety of beutiful different types of woods such as Rosewood, Ebony, Bamboo, other woods.
These hooks were producted in Germany from scrap wood salvaged from a piano manufacturer, these crochet hooks are just gorgeous. They are wonderful to work with. There is another style of crochet hooks which made for the middle-class market. The needles were made of steel and the handles were made of iron wire and then they were painted black to prevent rust.
There is still another type of hooks that come with a hook on both the top as well as the bottom.! Yes they are for what's called 'cro-hooking', 'cro-knit' or more recently 'crochet-on-the-double'. These double ended crochet hooks are just perfect for picking up stitches. You have quite a bit of size to work with here with he double ends The middle sections of the double hooked crochet hooks are turned on a lathe. They are done in different shapes. The tip portion is made of horn.
Typical materials for crochet hooks wood, plastic, casein , or aluminum. Historical examples also include bone, steel, porcupine quill, celluloid, agate, ivory, and fossilized mammoth ivory.
There are steel, plastic, aluminum, wood and even bone hooks. For different types there are different pluses and minuses, but the real reason you should choose a type is because it feels good to you. Another common style is to hold the hooks like a pencil. Again, the large diameter of the handle lets her hold the hook loosely with less bending of the fingers.
Crochet hooks range in size from 2-16 mm and have different sizing systems, not only between the US and Britain, but also between various manufacturers. Extra care is needed when choosing crochet hooks because some systems have the lowest sizes corresponding to the largest diameter, while other systems have the lowest sizes corresponding to the smallest diameter.. These are colorful clear, glass-like, plastic hooks.
The hook portion is finely sculpted to a form designed. The deep rounded gullet and gentle curves are designed for smooth operation. Some people use the wooden single crochet hooks only as a collectors item now. They come in a wide variety of designs and craftsmanship and some can be actually quite decorative.
An inline hook is designed so the hook end is exactly in line with the shaft, and the hook on the end of the shaft is more flat. If you're new to crocheting, experiment with all the hooks available to see which is most comfortable for you. There is a factory that is specialized in producing series of pins included crochet hook.