Do you need 2 needles to crochet?
A crochet hook as some people call it crochet needle (I prefer first) is a tool with a hook at one end. … If you are familiar with knitting, you know you need two needles to knit. But don’t go to your local yarn shop and buy two same crochet hooks! You need just one.
What needles do you need to crochet?
The best size crochet hook to start with is an H/8 (5mm) that is made of aluminum. This size is comfortable to hold in your hand, making the movements of crocheting easier than using a very small or very large hook. To work with a size H/8 (5mm) hook, you will need 4-ply knitting worsted weight yarn.
Is it easier to crochet with thick yarn?
Most people find that yarn, which is thicker than thread (see more sizing information below), is easier to work with than crochet thread. That said, there are certainly crocheters who’ve jumped right into working with crochet thread from the beginning.