This hook has a gauge of approx 5mm and approx 23cm in length and finished with a light layer of varnish. It has a small hole drilled at the end that can be used to thread on beads of your choice or add to a necklace to be worn, or something similar.
My Crochet hooks are selected during woodland walks, or walks around local parks. Looking for an interesting stick is quite Zen, (like looking for interesting pebbles on a beach), and is a fundamental part of the making process. When I find the right twig it seems like a magic wand in my hand, and I get excited before I have even started to work on it. I always use fallen twigs (Natures discards), and I choose the ones with most interesting shapes, colours or textures. I think when I fashion a twig or stick into a crochet hook, it is crucially important to maintain the integrity of the originals shape- made by Nature. Conveniently, many of the natural curves and twists in a found twig, will provide a natural handle for the hook. I think I do not so much change the twig into a hook, as much as reveal the hook that was already there!
Each hook is totally unique and individual, exactly like the people that will use them.
It is important to me that the hooks fulfil their function and 'crochet', and I enjoy test driving each of them before I offer them for sale. I am an expert at crochet and I fully understand the anatomy of a hook.
A believer in natural simplicity, my intervention in the shape, size and gauge is minimal, and I like to fashion the hook, then apply simple beeswax and coconut oil to preserve the condition of the wood and make it silky to the touch. The natural oils from your own busy hands will continue this process of preserving the tool, so it is important that you use your crochet hook to make lots of beautiful things!
This would make an ideal gift for the crafty crochet lover in your life. And as all proceeds go towards Little Bird SOS' social aims, so as well as buying a unique item you are also supporting a good cause!
All items listed are in stock so when payment has been cleared they will be posted on the same day or next possible day (excl. Sundays) For UK delivery - Royal Mail 1st Class allow 2-3 working days International - Royal Airmail Small Packet allow 15 days If you require postal insurance PLEASE INFORM ME in the notes section when you pay and I will let you know by return email how much EXTRA this will cost. I cannot be held responsible for items lost or damaged in the mail. I do keep proof of purchase for each item and this will be forwarded to the buyer should a need arise for a claim.
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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Questions about your order?
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
I am sorry but I do not generally offer refunds unless the item received is not correct or is damaged. Should this occur, please contact me as soon as possible and I will provide you with a return address. Once I have received the returned item I shall issue a paypal refund for the price of the item (excluding shipping costs).
Please be aware, as lovely as the items are for children they may not comply with your local safety standards due to small parts. Do not give to children for unsupervised play.
If you would like a bespoke item making please contact me.