A magic ring is a way to begin crocheting in round by crocheting the first round into an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight.
I put together a little comparison chart based on the most common crochet hook brands, so you can find the right hook for any project, no matter where your pattern is from.
A small comparison chart with most common US and UK / Europe / AU crochet terms in English and in Estonian.
So you have decided to try making toys yourself? Great news! It is quite easy to get started but very satisfying and you will learn all the tricks quickly.