Crochet in Color: Lots of Free patterns, and I agree, I always go with the smallest hook when make baskets, bins, etc. as they aren't as useful if you have to shape them, imagine putting lots of magazines or something in them and the sides keep falling down, the only time I use a bigger hook is if slouchy is what the design calls for any way.
How to Make Crocheted Rag Rugs | ehow.com
How to Make Crocheted Rag Rugs | eHow These are definitely the most specific I've seen for instructions, they read like a pattern for folks who know how to crochet already. One of these days I'll pull my last unfinished rug out and try to finish the bleeping thing lol