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Crocheting Supplies

Crochet Supplies


When you have decided to crochet, you will realize you actually need very few crochet supplies to make beautiful hats and scarves.  Below you will find my preferred hooks and a few other things that will set you on your way to make beautiful crochet creations. 


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1. Hooks: I have used Boye Aluminum hooks for a long time, until about 5 months ago, I took the plunge and decided I needed to get a more comfortable ‘G’ hook. That is when I came across Clover’s hooks.  Oh my. My crocheting experience has been forever changed. Super comfy, soft, and easy to maneuver. 







 2. Case for Hooks: Personally, I use a case I found at Wal-Mart from the make-up section. It works for me. It’s light, easy to pack, good zipper, and spacious enough for my hooks. There are other kinds of case where you could keep your hooks organized like 











3.  Tapestry Needle: You definitely will need it to weave your ends. 










4. Yarn: There are many, many places where to find yarn online. I have shared some of the ones with best reviews I have found online in this post. Another option is to shop at craft stores where you can use coupons (JoAnn, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Hancock Fabrics, ACMoore). Stores like Wal-Mart and Meijer have a good supply. Ebay and Etsy are good options too.  My personal favorite yarns are Vanna's Choice, Caron Simply Soft, I Love This Yarn, and Bernat. 

5. Sharp / Pointy edge scissors: You’ll need a good set of scissors for snipping off those ends once you have weaved your ends. Check some here

6. Measuring Tape: Singer’s retractable tape has been my favorite because it fits nicely into my crocheting case.



7. Stitch Markers: This handy item will help you keep track of your first stitch when making a hat. How I wish I had a stitch marker when I made my very first hat!  I still have the same set I got about three years ago they’re still good as new. More options here











8. Stitch Counter: Great for amigurumi, counting rounds or rows when making a blanket, hat, or any other item. Great to have! 

9. Storage: I use clear plastic bins to store my yarn so I can easily see what I have in stock. 









10. Books and Patterns: There are many blogs and websites that offer free crochet patterns. There are also paid patterns, ebooks, and books available.  


Trust this post is informative and helpful to you! Let me know in the comments which is your favorite 'essential'! 

Happy Crocheting!

~ Fabi 
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