The crochet needles
Are available commercially crochet needles of different materials such as metal, wood and plastic bone.
The choice of needle used depends on the type of yarn used, and it is advisable to use a needle which is thicker than the yarn.It is noted that the needle must have a perfectly polished hook so that the stitches can move effortlessly.
Crochet needles numbering tables:
|Plastic & Aluminium||Steel|
Equivalency of crochet needles:
The thread or yarn
For crochet are preferably used macramé and cotton threads, but may employ other such as silk, boucle, viscose, fancy, raffia, Peru, etc. Also wool: mohair, rustic merino wool fiber etc. The threads come in skeins of approx. 150 Gs and balls fo 25 Gs, 50 Gs and 100 Gs, ready to use. In the case of skeins it is necessary to wind which is convenient to have a winder.
Tape and scissors
The tape we use generally brings the most measures used for weaving crochet: centimeter and inch. If it's possible, it should be washable plastic fabric and soft at the ends to avoid damaging the tissue. As the scissors should be one with good edge to cut the yarn without any problem.
he manual or electric winder is an indispensable ancillary if we acquire wool or threads unwind. It used with a little practice, it is very easy and if we do not get this product in commercial form can recycle some crocheting machine that no longer in use.
They are plastic and small size 1.5 cm. They are lightweight and ideal for clamping tissue. They are widely used in amigurumis designs because the rows are generally in a spiral, and they help us not get lost in the count when we reach the end of each lap. To know where one ends and begins the next row in a spiral tissue, we need a stitch marker, no doubt. They are also used in increases and decreases. Stitch markers are very practical because it makes us easier tissues crochet work (crochet).