HNW - loops, hooks, etc.

CarolynKayta Barrows kayta at
Sat Aug 19 05:11:48 PDT 2000

At 11:09 AM 8/17/00 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message dated 8/17/00 8:25:36 AM EDT, pulliam at writes:
>> I've studied the Gunnister items, and I have to say, yes, the loops on the
>>  bag could well have been made with a hook.  They could just as easily been
>>  made with the end of a knitting needle, or with the fingers. Loops do *not*
>>  require (or indicate) a crochet hook.
>Thanks, Deborah.
>No arguments from me.  I regularly make single "crochet" chains out of my 
>weaving warps using just my hands.  ;-)  I think the statement was made in 
>the article merely for purposes of clarity and comparison (i.e. "they *look 
>like* this," not "they *were made like* this").

My guess is she was giving as exact a description as she could.  If she
knows all that much about lace manufacture, that bit ought to seem very
crochet-like to her.
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