You know that? It’s weekend (hurray!), you spend your Sunday sittin’ in the sun enjoying a crochet project you’ve almost finished … when suddenly your crochet hook capitulates and breaks.
Your formely sunny mood turns into gloomy darkness! Even super glue doesn’t help to reanimate the recently deceased and no way to get a new hook since it’s Sunday and all shops are closed!
That’s exactly what happened to me some days ago and I was like ✖_✖ (!) I had to lay my beloved crochet hook to rest and look for for an alternative in the deep depth of my handycraft cabinet. It took a while but …. taaaaataaaaa: I found another hook … but of course it was one of those aweful steel hooks without a propper handle for a nice grip. (Sometimes I think they are just made to make my fingers start to cramp just even when I think of one of those hooks.) But I really really needed another crochet hook – right here, right now!
I dug a little deeper and found a pack of soft polymer clay. With a loud “that’s-it-plinggg” kind of a sound an idea fell into place and that’s what I did to save my day: