What are crochet needles called?

A crochet hook (or crochet needle) is an implement used to make loops in thread or yarn and to interlock them into crochet stitches. It is basically a round shaft pointed on one end, with a lateral groove behind it.

What are the 4 types of crochet hooks?

Types of Crochet Hooks

  • Aluminum are available a large range of sizes.
  • Tunisian are longer than regular hooks, and sometimes have a hook on each end.
  • Ergonomic have larger soft handles or handles you can insert a regular hook into.
  • Knook is a long crochet hook with a hole running through one end.
  • Crochet Gift Bowl.

Is crochet a French word?

Etymology. The word crochet is derived from the Old French crochet, a diminutive of croche, in turn from the Germanic croc, both meaning “hook”. It was used in 17th-century French lace-making, where the term crochetage designated a stitch used to join separate pieces of lace.

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