Try these methods and see which works best for you! Once you’ve found the most comfortable way to hold your hook and yarn you’ll be able to crochet a lot faster and start perfecting your tension.
Holding the crochet hook!
Hold the hook like a pencil, in your right hand (if you’re right-handed), about 3-5cm from the hooked end. If your hook has a flat area, you may find it more comfortable to hold it there.
Hold the hook between your thumb and forefinger, about 3-5cm from the hooked end, resting the end of the hook against your palm. This will give you lots of control.
Holding the yarn!