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Wooden Crochet Hooks – A Complete Guide To Your Best Options

Lightweight, smooth, and often very detailed and beautiful, wooden crochet hooks are many crocheters’ preferred tools.

Read on for my reviews of the best wooden crochet hooks.

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Wood Crochet Hooks

We Crochet offer a range of colorful and beautiful hooks.

Caspian Regular Hooks – Laminated birch in greens and blues. 

Majestic Regular Hooks – 6 inches in length, laminated birch in purples and blues

Radiant Regular Hooks – 6 inches in length, laminated birch in reds, yellows, and purple

All the above hooks are available in 

  • E-4 (3.5mm)
  • G-6 (4.0mm)
  • 7 (4.5mm)
  • H-8 (5.0mm)
  • I-9 (5.5mm)
  • J-10 (6.0mm)
  • K-10.5 (6.5mm)
  • (7.0mm)
  • L-11 (8.0mm)
  • M/N-13 (9.0mm)
  • N/P-15 (10.0mm)
  • 12.0mm

Furls Streamline Camwood Hooks

These ergonomic Camwood hooks feature the signature Furls teardrop body shape, a pointy tip for better stitch penetration, and a beautifully polished surface.

F (3.75mm), G (4.0mm), G+ (4.5mm), H (5.0mm), I: 5.5mm, J (6.0mm), K (6.5mm), L (7.0mm), M (8.0mm), N (9.0mm), P (10.0mm)

Furls Streamline Ebony Hooks

Ebony hooks have a teardrop body shape, a pointy tip, and a smooth surface.

G (4.0mm), G+ (4.5mm), H (5.0mm), I: 5.5mm, J (6.0mm), K (6.5mm), L (7.0mm), M (8.0mm), N (9.0mm), P (10.0mm)

Furls Streamline Teak Hooks

Designed to nestle into the human hand’s MCP joint while distributing hand tension through the body of the hook. Each hooks size is engraved into the side, making identification a breeze!

D (3.25mm), E (3.5mm), F (3.75mm), G (4.0mm), G+ (4.5mm), H (5.0mm), I: 5.5mm, J (6.0mm), K (6.5mm), L (7.0mm), M (8.0mm), N (9.0mm), P (10.0mm)

Wood Crochet Hooks Set

Set of wooden crochet hooks for crocheting. Seven intricately carved pieces made of natural Altai cedarwood. 

Size: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10 mm. Length 17cm, diameter 16 mm. Handmade.

People who have arthritis will find these crochet hooks comfortable to use.

Pros

  • Lightweight 
  • Possible to crochet for long periods without hand cramping. 
  • Pleasant to the touch
  • Ergonomic
  • Comfortable to hold in your hand.
  • Helps to crochet for long periods 

Cons

  • The sizing isn’t etched on the hook
  • You might not want to use them because they’re too beautiful!

We Crochet Mosaic Regular Crochet Set

The Mosaic Crochet Hook Set includes Radiant, Caspian, and Majestic hooks. The colors are lovely. The distinct sequence of colors makes it easier to identify each size. The sizes are labeled on the packaging.

Set includes the following Crochet Hooks:

  • E-4 (3.5mm) Majestic
  • F-5 (3.75 mm) Caspian
  • G-6 (4.0 mm) Radiant
  • 7 (4.5 mm) Majestic
  • H-8 (5.0mm) Caspian
  • I-9 (5.5 mm) Radiant
  • J-10 (6.0 mm) Majestic
  • K-10.5 (6.5 mm) Caspian

Pros

  • Inline hook
  • Beautiful colors
  • Smooth surface

Cons

  • The hooks don’t have the sizes marked on them

We Crochet Radiant Wood Crochet Set

The bright, bold, and warm rays of their newest colorway are an incandescent array of red, orange, yellow, and purple.

Radiant Crochet Hooks have a smooth finish. They’re deeply grooved hooks, which allow for precision control over each stitch. Radiant Crochet Hooks are 6″ in length.

Set includes: E-4 (3.5mm), F-5 (3.75mm), G-6 (4.0mm), 7 (4.5mm), H-8 (5.0mm), I-9 (5.5mm), J-10 (6.0mm), and K-10.5 (6.5 mm).

Pros

  • Inline hooks
  • Comfortable in the hand
  • Travel smoothly over the yarn
  • Suitable for Pencil grip holders

Cons

  • Some knife hold users found the scoring on the end of the hook rubbed on their palm. They had to switch to the pencil grip.

Bamboo Crochet Hooks

Set of 12 lightweight wooden hooks. All hooks have their size engraved onto the handle and have indents for your finger and thumb for added comfort.

Made from 100% Bamboo.

Hook Length – 15cm

Metric Sizes: 3mm, 3.5mm, 4mm, 4.5mm, 5mm, 5.5mm, 6mm, 6.5mm, 7mm, 8mm, 9mm, and 10mm.

US Number Sizes: 2.5, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10.5, 11, 13, 15 (7mm).

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Inline hook
  • Finger and thumb indents 

Cons

  • No US sizing marked on the hook

Rosewood Crochet Hooks

These Crochet Hooks are made from Indian Rosewood. The carving at the end of the hook is intricate. The hooks are tapered, and the hook head is smooth.

Pros

  • Beautiful color and grain
  • Sturdy
  • Carvings are lovely

Cons

  • Not all sizes available

Wooden Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

These are stunning hand-carved hooks. They can be customized using the choice of woods you prefer. 

Two kinds of hardwoods of different colors and texture are used. The principal wood for the central part and the second wood for the side.

The hardest types of wood are for the smallest sizes and softer and less dense ones for larger sizes.

Length of crochet hooks varyes from 5,5″ to 8,7″, average are about 6,5 – 7″ (16,5 – 17,5 cm) diameter is between 0,7″ and 1″.

Pros

  • Gorgeous woods and colors
  • Hand turned
  • Beautiful designs
  • Can customize your preferences for woods (with their suggestions, as different sizes require different qualities.)
  • Ergonomic large handle

Cons

  • There is much detail to consider when purchasing these hooks. Don’t be put off by the time it takes; these are beautiful hooks and worth the effort.

Wood Handle Crochet Hooks

These beechwood handles are hand-painted in floral designs. There are many color choices, and the floral designs vary. They are covered with Shellac Sanding Sealer. 

The size of hooks are small diameters to use for lacework and intricate designs with fine crochet thread. 

The whole length is 12 cm. 

Pros

  • Beautiful designs
  • Ergonomic handles

Cons

  • Not available in the larger sizes.

Susan Bates Wooden Crochet Hooks Set

Unfortunately, they don’t sell wooden crochet hooks in a set. Only extreme crochet hooks for bulky yarn sold individually are available.

Handmade Wooden Crochet Hooks

Beech Wood

Varnished Wooden crochet hook for crocheting made with beech wood.

Size: 4 mm, G/6; Length 175, diameter 15.

Pros

  • Inline hook
  • Lovely carving
  • Highly polished

Cons

  • Just the one size

Rowan Wood

Handcarved Rowan wood in size: 3 mm (C/2)

Pros

  • Lovely shape

Cons

  • May take a long time to deliver

Your Questions Answered

Are Bamboo Crochet Hooks Better Than Wood Crochet Hooks?

Thank goodness we all have a choice of materials for crochet hooks. Bamboo and Wood crochet hooks have similar characteristics that they are both lightweight and smooth to touch.

The colors and grains in the wood are various and beautiful. 

It is worth trying out both sorts to see which you prefer.

What Are Some Affordable Wooden Crochet Hooks?

We Crochet stock different colored laminated birch hooks. Crocheters highly recommend them.

See their full range here.

Can You Get Multi Colored Wooden Crochet Hooks?

Yes, you can get wooden crochet hooks multicolor. We Crochet has beautiful hooks made out of laminated birch wood, and are available in four different colorways.

Radiant – (red, orange, yellow, and purple)

Caspian – (blue, green, aqua)

Majestic – (green, purple, blue)

Mosaic – (a combination of all of the above)

Wooden Crochet Hooks Vs Metal

Here is a comparison of wood hooks and metal hooks.

Wood

  • More expensive
  • Less wide availability
  • Requires more maintenance
  • Generally more comfortable to use
  • Naturally ergonomic
  • Arguably more sustainable
  • Better for beginners
  • The yarn tends to grab slightly.

Metal

  • Cheaper
  • Widely available
  • Requires less maintenance
  • Not recommended for people with arthritis and hand pain
  • Great for advanced crocheters
  • Good for speed crochet

I hope that the wooden hooks reviewed above will help you choose one that’s right for you. 

Do you have a favorite wooden hook? If so, please let me know in the comments section below or get in touch with me here. 

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