I use weaving hooks in all kinds of weaving- everything from potholder looms and frame looms to triangle looms, and a fair few looms in between.
Crochet hooks are okay for some weaving, but they can be too short and too round for some weaving.
I have found that making weaving hooks from chopsticks is quick, easy and very satisfying. It’s a great way to upcycle.
Chopstick weaving hooks are longer than crochet hooks (afghan hooks can be hard to find) and are flatter, and work beautifully.
You can customize your weaving hook to be the absolute bees knees by fine tuning it with a little sanding or whittling as you work with it.
Here is a step by step ‘how to’ video tutorial that shows you how you can easily carve or whittle your own perfect weaving hook with just a few simple tools: