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Steel crochet hooks for lacemaking

Steel crochet hooks for lacemaking

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Curious about lacemaking or wanting to expand your options with new hook sizes?

Steel hooks are one tool you can use to make thread into delicate trims (other tools for lacemaking include lace bobbins and tatting shuttles, with the former typically producing a much different looking lace than standard or shuttle hooks).

Whereas traditional crochet hooks with US sizing are numbered directly (small number = small hook size), their steel tatting counterparts actually have hooks that decrease in size as their size numbers increase.

To keep things easy, we've implemented metric sizing for these. Here are the US number correlates:

3.5 mm = US size 00
3.25 mm = 0
2.75 mm = 1
2.25 mm = 2
2.1 mm = 3
2.0 mm = 4
1.9 mm = 5
1.8 mm = 6
1.65 = 7
1.5 mm = 8
1.4 mm = 9
1.3 mm = 10
1.1 mm = 11
1.0 mm = 12
.85 mm = 13
.75 mm = 14

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