Isn't it great! And it came packaged in the felt & ties. It is whittled from a chopstick and is so nice & smooth. It works great, and is easier on the hands than metal hooks, too. More information about chophooks on Jimbo's blog at: www.jimbosfrontporch.blogspot.com Oh, and the size is between a J and a L. I like to use it for "drapey" type afghans.