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Beginners have asked me which hook(s) they should buy when first learning to crochet. If you're going to buy just one hook, the H hook is probably the most common and versatile hook to get. It is the hook that you will use to crochet with worsted weight yarn. I would also recommend considering a kit that includes at least 5 hooks (E, F, G, H, and I) because those hooks will cover the range of yarn from lighter weight DK yarn (the E and F hooks) to a bulkier, heavy worsted weight yarn (the I hook) and help you discover if you are a tight or loose crocheter and what kind of yarn weight/crochet hook combinations you like working with.