The tools and techniques are minimized and therefore slightly more accessible. Knitting is harder for me because its more difficult to go back and fix a mistake and dropped stitch.
I learned knitting first about 2 years ago and did it exclusively for amost a year before i picked up a crochet hook.
Which is more difficult knitting or crocheting. Its 100x better than knitting in my opinion. Crochet has a bulkier and more hard wearing feel. Its difficult to replicate the fine stretchy fabric of knitting in crochet but its equally as hard to replicate amigurumi lace work and homewares like baskets and the durability of crochet handbags in knitting.
As so often with these kinds of questions it depends. Crochet has far more stitches than the other and its not just building on what you already know. It is this major difference that makes crochet much easier to work with than knitting.
Crochet uses a single hook to hook the loops together directly on the piece. Knitting is generally softly textured and smoother to touch. If knit and crochet blankets.
A diagonal garter stitch blanket two modular attach as you go crochet blankets and a not yet finished one piece single crochet blanket. Most knitting is done with the knit and purl stitch. I am casting a vote for crochet.
Crochet is probably more versatile than knitting. The first three are. Its much less strict and more adaptable.
For beginners who seek convenience and versatility we suggest crochet. Tts often learning something completely new.