Metal Head Crochet Hook
These flat-handled, metal head hooks (not in-line) fit comfortably in your hand. Use the smallest size 16 (0.6 mm) with your beading work. Hook heads up to size C/2.75mm are nickel plated. Sizes D/3mm and larger are made of aluminum..
Bamboo needles and hooks are popular with those who have arthritic hands. They are warm in the hands and are incredibly lightweight.