#4. Beginner’s Thread Crochet Tips: 3) Work with what are called “steel crochet hooks”. They are designed specifically for the unique nature of working with thread. You may find that the head of this crochet hook differs from what you’re used to (with yarn crochet there are two types of heads – inline and tapered) so this may take some adjusting. If you’re having a hard time, play around with this hook head type using bigger hooks and yarn to get the hang of it.