The crochet needles come in a range of crochet hook sizes and you can buy them in crochet hook sets or even in singles depending on which crocheting yarn you will be working with. The lower the number of the crochet hook the fatter it will be and accordingly you have to use thicker crochet yarns with it. For finer cotton crochet thread, you will have to make use of a crochet needle that has a higher number. If you buy crochet hook sets then you will have a range of crochet hooks to choose from depending on the various crochet yarn types that you decide to work with. Worth mentioning is the double ended crochet hook which has two sizes in the same crochet needle.
The crochet needle sizes that you buy have to match the crochet string that you work with but whether you choose from plastic crochet hooks, wooden crochet hooks or steel crochet hooks is entirely up to your individual tastes and preferences. Some people simply prefer the wood crochet hooks that are made from rosewood. You can make use of the afghan crochet hook to work out the baby afghan crochet patterns free and the work that you create will be simply amazing.
If you are just a crochet beginner and are following basic crochet instructions and you must buy crochet hooks start by buying a single crochet hook to work and to match the cotton crochet yarn till you realize that you would like to continue with the art of crochet. Once you master the art of crochet, you can buy a lot of colors of cotton crochet yarn or crochet cotton thread depending on the beginner crochet projects that you might choose whether it is free patterns crochet clothes for women that you choose or crochet baby layette patterns.