I chose to focus on crochet/knitting for this photo (as I suspect I will for most of this month of craft photos project), so that meant a photo of crochet hooks and knitting needles. I haven't used wood or bamboo hooks or needles (yet), but I have tried acrylic versions of both. They're useable in a pinch, but so far, I definitely prefer aluminum hooks and needles. I need as little friction as possible, please!
Incidentally, not all of my needles and hooks fall into this color range, but obviously quite a few of them do. (g)