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Crochet Hooks, Yarn, Thread, Fiber and More


If you're planning to shop for crochet supplies, but you're not sure where to start, you've come to the right place. We're happy to help you make sense of your choices; we offer you product reviews, product news, and a glossary that simplifies many of the terms you'll encounter when you look through various crochet books and patterns.

Learn about crochet hooks plus yarn, fiber and other materials that can be used for crocheting. Get inspiration for keeping all your crochet supplies organized.

  1. Crochet Hooks
  2. Yarn
  3. Crochet Thread
  4. Wire
  1. Crocheting With Other Innovative Materials
  2. Crochet Books and Patterns
  3. Organizing Your Crochet Supplies
  4. Other Miscellaneous Crochet Supplies

Crochet Hooks

Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hooks

Get the lowdown on crochet hooks. Here's a collection of resources that will inform you about them and help you determine which ones you'll need for your latest projects.


Crochet Supplies -- Yarn

Learn about yarns used for crocheting. You'll find product reviews and more information that will help you evaluate yarn.

Crochet Thread

Crochet Supplies -- Crochet Thread

Crochet thread is lovely for use in fine crochet projects such as doilies, tablecloths, table linens, bedspreads, and bed linens. It works well for crocheting borders and edgings on just about anything -- clothing or home decor items.


Wire for Crochet and Other Crafts

Wire is an interesting alternative to yarn or crochet thread. It has its challenges to work with, but after you master them, you'll be able to crochet some of the most stunning jewelry imaginable. You also aren't limited to making jewelry. There are many amazing things you can crochet out of wire.

Crocheting With Other Innovative Materials

Rag Ball for Fabric Crochet

People crochet with all kinds of things -- including plastic bags, raffia, and strips of cut-up fabric. If you give it some thought, I bet you could come up with other interesting materials to use. I once crocheted a top out of speaker wire.

Crochet Books and Patterns

These Vintage Crochet Pattern Books Were Published by Novelty Art Studios Prior to 1915.

We offer a wealth of free crochet patterns here at About Crochet, and you are invited to make good use of them. However, if you stick to only using free patterns, you'd miss out on many amazing designs.

We hope you will find these reviews helpful for evaluating some of the crochet publications that are available.

Organizing Your Crochet Supplies

Artbin Crochet Hook and Knitting Needle Case Folio Organizer

OK, you've got supplies. Now you need to figure out how to keep them all organized. Need some storage and organization ideas? We've got you covered.

Other Miscellaneous Crochet Supplies

These supplies don't fit neatly into any of the categories above.

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