Anyone can create a hand knit item using the Knook. This specialized crochet hook from Leisure Arts replaces traditional knitting needles. There is no reason to worry about dropped stitches when they are kept secure on the cord threaded through the bamboo Knook handle. The Knook is available in a beginner set for use with a medium weight yarn. You receive 3 sizes of bamboo Knooks, 3 cords to hold the stitches and a pocket-size instruction book to get you started. Knook sizes that come with the beginner kit are a G-4 mm, H-5 mm, and I-5.5 mm. All three cords are each 36" long (91 cm). The how-to instruction book is 32 pages of step-by-step beginner instructions, featuring photos that help out both right-handed and left-handed stitchers. The Knook instruction also includes four beginner patterns that include an infinity scarf, a spa cloth, a baby blanket, and a lap throw. You will have fun learning this knew technique that is a mixture between knitting and crochet.
Start learning the Knook knit and crochet technique using one of the simple patterns include in the crochet instruction booklet. Getting comfortable with the crochet stitches will put you in line to creating more patterns with this interesting hook process. Adapt other favorite patterns to the Knook process, once you are ready to move past the basic patterns. The Knook makes an excellent travel crochet project. Thee hook and cording holds all your stitches in place so you pack up the project and take it with you.