Chopsticks. Locate a clean or unused set of chopsticks from your last Chinese dinner to replace your usual crochet needles. Lightly bend to see how durable they will be as a crochet needle alternative. Cut off any tapered ends and proceed to size the entire down to a comfortable size or approximately 5 inches in length …
What can I use instead of 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. Crochet hooks are fairly inexpensive if you wan’t to use one, but if you don’t feel like getting one you really don’t have to.
What can I use instead of a hook?
Finger crochet is ideal for working with really bulky yarn or even roving. Chunky “knits” are in right now, especially in home decor, so it’s definitely worth trying the trend. You may find that it’s easier and more comfortable to manipulate really large yarn with your fingers instead of with a hook!
How do you crochet without yarn?
Paper or Newspaper. Almost any kind of paper can be turned into a yarn-like fabric if you’re patient enough to work with it in a way so that it doesn’t tear. Ivano Vitali has proven as much with his newspaper crochet fashion.
How do I make my crochet hooks smoother?
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.
How do you make a hook at home?
Use those old mismatched forks and spoons to create adorable wall hooks. You can use serving spoons and bend them up to actually hold things or just use smaller forks and spoons to create hooks for hanging coats, towels or purses. You can attach them to a board or just hang them directly on the wall.