Clover Hooks Are Awesome

The more I crochet different types of items, the more I learn about crochet hook styles and different yarn brands.  I suppose this is an ever-growing learning situation but that’s okay because it’s a labor of love.

My Quick Clover Crochet Hook Review

The story begins with my needing a size hook that I didn’t already own for that combat bootie pattern I told you about the other day.  The only one I found at Michael’s, that day, with an ergonomic handle (because I’ve become a bit of a crochet hook snob and now demand the comfort of an ergonomic handle) was a Clover.  So, I bought it and started my booty.  The hook was really nice to work with and comfortable in my hand.

The pattern calls for a hook size change and when I did the change up, I grabbed one of my Furls Streamline hooks, which I also love, or thought I did.  I found the Streamline hook end a bit too sharp and too long when using it for such tedious work.  It kept separating my yarn and I found that I wanted my hand closer to the hook than was comfortable.  Now… I realize this could be because of the type of yarn I was using, my tension, or even just the way I was holding the hook while crocheting but it was annoying.

Clover hooks

This is the set of clover hooks I bought.

So annoying in fact, that I went to Amazon to see what I could find.  Low and behold, they had a beautiful set of 10 Clover Amour hooks for a very reasonable, I think, amount of cash.  I ordered them and I have to say that I’m thrilled with the purchase.

You can learn more and buy a set just like mine from Amazon by clicking my affiliate link HERE.

If you make a purchase I will earn a small royalty but, rest assured, it won’t cost you a dime extra and I’m not just saying that I like the hooks to make you buy them, I’m totally loving mine. Read my full disclosure here.

They’re extremely comfortable in my hand and work well with the acrylic yarn I’ve chosen to make my boots with.

I’ve got my eye on another set.  They have smaller hook sizes with the same ergonomic style rubber handles but since that’s a want, and not a need right now, I’ll wait.

You can see that set HERE.  This is another Clover brandAmour set and the handles are super cute pastel colors.

And yes, that is another affiliate link.  You can’t really blame a girl for trying, now can you?

Live and learn, right?  I still love my Streamlines for making my baby blankets and shawls so there’s no loss, or hard feelings about buying those.  I’ve just found that I can love more than one type of crochet hook at the same time.

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My collection of Clover crochet hooks.

How about you?  Do you have a favorite brand of crochet hook?  Do you prefer to use different brands or styles of hooks for different projects?  Talk to me in the comments.  I love hearing from my readers!

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About Robin @ Imperial Crochet

I'm a former community manager of a now defunct lifestyle site who's been writing online, and off, for over fifteen years. My passions include my family, my cat, reading, writing, crochet, and yarn art. I've decided to stitch all of those things together by way of my new blog, Imperial Crochet. I can't wait to see how it all turns out!
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16 Responses to Clover Hooks Are Awesome

  1. Kate says:

    I’ve had my Clover Amour hooks for a couple of years now, and they are my go to hooks now. I love them!

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  2. Clover are amazing, i thought the soft touch ones were the bomb til i bought a Amour hook, and my GOD they are a life changer. I mean, you can buy lots of hooks with rubber handles that are good but these – The rubber is really soft? It’s hard to explain and the way the actual hook is made. Its so smooth and makes crocheting less of an effort at times as you get no snag or difficulty with the yarn moving on the hook.

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  3. I still haven’t been able to try Clover hooks, but they’re on my wish list and it’s nearly my birthday so fingers crossed!

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