This beautiful hand turned crochet hook is made from Bird's Eye Maple with Bloodwood. This hook is shaped with a larger handle to relieve stress on the hand and wrist when crocheting. The hook has an Ergonomic shape that fits nicely in the hand.
The crochet hook measures 5 3/4" to 8" long depending on the size of the hook and is 3/4" to 1" in diameter at its widest.
General guidelines are sizes
Sizes K (6.5mm) and smaller are 5 3/4" to 6 1/4" long.
Sizes L (8mm to M (9mm) are 6 1/4" to 7" long.
Sizes N (10mm) and larger are 7" to 8" long.
Hooks with multiple woods tend to be to the longer side of these measurements. The reason for the variation is that each hooks is hand turned and while the standard shape, which gives the Ergonomic advantage, is maintained each hook is uniquely it's own.
You can request a specific length please contact me before ordering a custom length.
Because this hook is handcrafted there will be variation in appearance, grain and color. No two Hooks will be the same! Pictures are examples of what you will receive.
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Bloodwood (Brosimum rubescensalso) known as Satiné its heartwood has various shades of rich, lustrous gray-red to deep red with golden luster and variegated yellow and red stripes. The sapwood is yellowish-white and sharply demarcated from the heartwood. Texture is fine to coarse and the grain is straight. Bloodwood is very hard, strong and heavy.
Cardinals, in the family Cardinalidae, are found in North and South America. They are also known as cardinal-grosbeaks and cardinal-buntings. They are robust, seed-eating birds with strong bills. They are typically associated with open woodlands. The sexes usually have distinctive appearances. The Cardinal was named by colonists for the male's red crest, which was similar to the of a Catholic Cardinal's biretta.The "North American buntings" are known as such to distinguish them from buntings of the Old World family Emberizidae. The name "cardinal-grosbeak" can also apply to the cardinalid family as a whole.