How to hold the needle crochet also called hook is personal. Choose the most convenient and easy method.
The tissue is usually held in the right hand and points are crocheted with the left hand, accompanying the strand of yarn is controlled simultaneously. The index finger controls the strand and middle finger wearing it.
The two traditional ways of holding the crochet hook:
Technique 1 (the most used)
* Holding the crochet needle with the right hand like a pencil. The crochet needle should be between thumb and forefinger and above the hand as shown in the picture.
* Holding the crochet needle with the right hand like a knife. The crochet needle must be between the thumb and below the hand as shown in the picture.
IMPORTANT: If you are left-handed both procedures are the same but must hold the needle with your left hand controlling the points and the strand of yarn with your right hand.