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A lot of knitters who want to learn how to crochet are tempted to "throw" the yarn as if they are knitting. Please try to not give into that temptation. In the long run, it will slow you down and adversely affect your stitch consistency and tension. In crochet, you really need to hold the hook in one hand and the yarn in the other. Experiment with ways to hold the yarn so that it feeds out at a steady tension and allows you to use your other hand just for hooking.