Do you need a special hook for Tunisian crochet?

What size hook should you use for Tunisian crochet?

So in summary you will need: 30cm tunisian hook if possible, or normal hook with straight shaft. It should be 6mm if using a DK yarn, or two sizes bigger than the normal size required for your yarn.

Is an Afghan hook the same as a Tunisian crochet hook?

Tunisian crochet hooks are also called Afghan hooks. These are long crochet hooks that either have a stopper on one end (similar to a knitting needle), have a cable attached, or have a hook on both ends.

What are Tunisian crochet hooks used for?

Types of Tunisian crochet hooks

Interchangeable Tunisian crochet hooks are used for working larger project mostly, including afghans, and also for working in the round. You can purchase two sets, or two of the same size hooks and cap each end with them to create large two color projects and graphgans.

What type of yarn is best for Tunisian crochet?

Wool yarn and yarn plain from natural fibers, like cotton and bamboo, work very well for the thicker fabric of Tunisian crochet.

Is Tunisian crochet easier?

Because of this, Tunisian crochet fabric has much more memory (can bounce back easier) when compared to traditional crochet. Edges: Tunisian crochet also has a natural, neat border on each edge of the fabric.

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