A craftsperson should always know their tools, crochet hooks included, so click here to learn about The Anatomy of a Crochet Hook!
It’s important to be familiar with all kinds of hooks, especially so that you can find out what works best for you. For example, I thought metal hooks would be rad until I tried one and the squeaky sound the yarn makes when it’s dragged across the metal sets my teeth on edge!
You might work better with a hook at a different angle, as detailed in the post.
You might prefer a hook with a narrower throat.
Do you know the names of the parts of a crochet hook?
And did you know there is a part of the hook that tells you how big the finished stitch will be?