Here is a list of hooks that are designed to be ergonomically correct. This list may be helpful to crocheters who suffer from
- Repetitive stress injuries
If you are interested in ergonomic crochet hooks because of a medical condition, discuss the situation with your doctor before crocheting. Your doctor can make suggestions that are personalized to your needs.
This information is provided for informational purposes; it is not intended to be medical advice. These ergonomic crochet hooks cannot treat or cure any medical condition.
Soft Touch crochet hooks are designed with cushy, large handles. They are available in both steel and regular sizes. Clover also makes organizers that are designed to hold these hooks.
Soft Touch hooks have received significant numbers of positive reviews from other crocheters. You can read some reviews at the following URLs:
- A review by Dana Vitek at Craft Critique
- Multiple user reviews posted at Joann.com
- A review posted by JD Wolfe at Craft Gossip
- A review posted at ebay
- Compared to most standard aluminum and steel crochet hooks, these are expensive.
- Some people mentioned that these hooks are prone to breaking, but can be repaired with glue.
- The hooks aren't color coded; you have to look at each one to see its size.
Clover Reflections hooks are also ergonomic. They look a bit different from the Soft Touch hooks; the Reflections hooks are colorful, with each hook size being a different color. This is helpful if you don't want to have to look at each hook to know which size you're grabbing.
Here are some reviews posted by other crocheters at Joann.com.