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Crocheting With Hand Carved Hook

My first video taken with Flip camera. Crocheting with a hook I carved myself. The wood came from the big old Redwood tree that is beside the building where I work. Just go outside after a big wind and pick up likely looking sticks.

 

The long pink thing I'm working on is actually a test piece where I try out each of the hooks I'm working on as they near completion. Figure 3 or 4 rows for each hook I make. I've made about 20 hooks so far. Someday this might end up being a belt.

 

More videos to come on the techniques of carving, sanding and finishing the hooks.

 

Oakland, California

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Taken on December 12, 2009