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Old 04-19-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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Circular in lieu of flexible afghan?
I've run across an afghan pattern (tunisian) that reqs a flexible afghan hook of 35". The designer altered a store-bought one by adding filament length which entailed cutting, drilling, etc. Oy. (Avail flex afghan hooks seem to max out at 22".) Could you use a circ crochet hook instead (they run 40")?

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Old 04-20-2008, 04:27 PM   #2
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Circular crochet hooks confuse me because they they have hooks at both ends. But one site I found says you can put a needle point protector on one end to stop your stitches from sliding off and use it for Tunisian crochet also.
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Old 04-20-2008, 05:38 PM   #3
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Thanks! Sounds logical. Along the lines of a point protector on a dpn so it can be used as a straight.

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There are a couple types of circular hooks -- one has a stop on the end used for tunsian crochet. The other has a hook on each end used primarily for crochnit/double ended crochet.

I prefer the double ended because you use them for both methods. Plus they come longer -- 40 inches or so.

Here's a pic on my old crochet blog that I abandoned
http://alovelycrocheter.blogspot.com...-circular.html
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