What size crochet hook do you use with bulky yarn?

What size crochet hook do I need for a chunky blanket?

Chunky blankets are undoubtedly the coziest blanket one can make. And depending on the yarn you’ll use, you might need a hook as big as 25mm.

Does using a larger crochet hook use less yarn?

If you are using the same pattern (same number of stitches and rows/rounds), a larger crochet hook will use up more yarn. If you are going for the same size of project (say a 36 by 36 inch blanket), a larger crochet hook will use up less yarn.

What happens when you use the wrong size crochet hook?

The hook that you choose, combined with the yarn and your tension, will impact the gauge of the piece. This, in turn, gives you the finished project size. If you choose the wrong crochet hook, you might end up with a sweater that is much smaller or larger than intended.

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