Addi Color Coded hooks have carefully designed handles which add comfort while crocheting - especially for those with arthritis. The handles are also colour-coded. Made in Germany. These hooks have the more rounded tips
Addi Swing were developed with comfort in mind, the handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. These hooks have the more rounded tips
Profi Hooks - each size has a different colored handle. The hook itself features a gold plated tip. The thinner sizes come with with a rubber point protector. Made in Germany
Brittany Walnut Hooks - Brittany Victorian Crochet Hooks are crafted from the finest Eastern Black Walnut, finished by hand and carefully measured to metric and standard gauge. Sadly these are no longer manufactured. They are now collectors items.
Brittany Birch Hooks - Made to the same high standard as its walnut sisters. Brittany are what is known as an in-line hook (the hook is exactly in line with the shaft, and the hook itself is more flat.
Aero - Steel and Aluminiun hooks that are very popular in Canada and Europe. Great value and a good hook for the beginner
Susan Bates Bamboo Hooks - Lightweight hooks, made in Japan. These are in-line hooks .
Clover - Made in Japan. Japanese hooks tend to be a little shorter than their North American or European counterparts. Clover make a few different types of hook which we detail below.
Aluminium - A light, durable aluminium hook, They have become best sellers because of their unique hook configuration which makes intricate work easier and common crocheting faster.
Bamboo - made from high quality bamboo. Lightweight to use.
Soft Touch - has a padded rest which makes them very comfortable to us. There are sizes for both thread and yarn.
Double-Ended - also known as Travel Hooks. One hook size on one end, and one hook size on the other. Saves carrying around too many hooks at once.
Laurel Hill Forest Palmwood Hooks - With care the palmwood is hand selected, sized, sanded, and polished to create a premium crochet hook.
Crystalites - Very lightweight. Great for air travel as they are not made from metal. They slide easily through any yarn.
Tulip Etimo - Cushioned grip - A special rubber material is used which provides fits gently onto the fingers, greatly reducing the load which the fingers bear. They are a cross between inline and non-inline.
Chiaogoo - Lightweight bamboo handles with metal shaft.
Dyakcraft - Slant Cut Inline Wood Crochet Hooks in lovely colours.
Boye Rosewood - Beautiful hooks. 7 inch natural exotic rosewood
What is the difference between and inline hook and one that isn't?
An inline hook has the head exactly inline with the shaft of the hook. One that is not inline has a more tapered shaft extending from the hook. See the photo below for a better idea.