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The cro-hook, is a special double-ended crochet hook used to make double-sided crochet. It employs the use of a long double-ended hook, which permits the maker to work stitches on or off from either end;[1] because the hook has two ends, two alternating colors of thread can be used simultaneously and freely interchanged, working loops over the hook.[1][2] Crafts using a double-ended hook are commercially marketed as Cro-hook and Crochenit. Cro-hook is a variation of Tunisian crochet and also shows similarities with the Afghan stitch used to make Afghan scarves, but the fabric is typically softer with greater elasticity.[3][1]


  1. ^ a b c Brittain, Susan; Manthey, Karen (8 March 2011). Crocheting For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-118-05334-8.
  2. ^ Milne, Stephanie J. (2011). Handmade Style Crochet. Allen & Unwin. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-74266-598-6.
  3. ^ Sims, Darla (2000). Crocheting for Fun and Profit. Prima Pub. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-7615-2161-7.

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