Foundation Tunisian Stitch. Let’s jump right in today because it’s going to be a quick one!
If you’re a human who crochets, odds are good that you don’t LOVE working into the bothersome stitches of a foundation chain. I know I don’t. So when I needed a technique that would allow me to add length to the end of a forward pass row in Tunisian crochet, I fiddled until I got what I wanted: A Tunisian version of foundation crochet, which works the bottom stitches and the first row of stitches simultaneously. No long twisty strands. No chaining and rejoining. Tunisian Crochet: Purl Stitch. Tunisian Crochet Dish Drying Mat Pattern. Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch. Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch This week on Ask Me Monday we chatted Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch.
I showed how to work the Tunisian Simple and Purl Stitches in combination to create the overall pattern. Watch the replay below, then put your skills to work by making a pillow. Enjoy! This episode of Ask Me Monday is sponsored by Knitter’s Pride/ KnitPro See more KP products during “Vic’s Tips” segments of The Knit Show! Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch Pillow Valley Yarns Superwash Super Bulky, colors by Vickie Howell: 5 balls (A) Aqua Oasis, and 1 ball each (B) Moontower Mustard and (C) Peacock 16″ square 8 3⁄4″ stitches x 6 rows = 4″10 cm in Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch Tps = Tunisian purl stitch Tss = Tunisian simple stitch See video above, about 10 minutes in, for a demonstration.
Note: Each row in Tunisian Crochet requires two passes: the forward pass picking up the loops (noted in the instructions) and the backward pass getting rid of the loops (not noted.) With A, ch 35. Work Foundation Row. Guide to Modern Tunisian Crochet Stitches, Techniques and Patterns. Tunisian crochet is one of the popular types of crochet that is trending in recent times.
This technique of crocheting has existed for years, but not as popular as the basic crochet because of its limited use. Moreover, Tunisian Crochet is easy to make. In addition to the traditional crochet stitch, there are different types of patterns with an intriguing surface. In this guide, you are going to learn the basics of this style and further expand your knowledge in a lot of different stitch combinations. Entrelac Afghan Pattern. Tunisian Entrelac Borders. Entrelac Borders Most crocheters and Tunisian knitters prefer to have a flat border around their Entrelac projects.
I don’t blame them as the technique of Entrelac does make the mini boxes curl up on the edges. The border, whether going around or in rows across are exceptionally easy as long as you understand how to decrease your stitches. Today’s information assumes you already know how to do Entrelac and are looking for a way to finish it nicely. Steps to Making Flat Edges When beginning final edge or round of your afghan, here are the steps you need to do. Start the Entrelac block as normal by collecting the stitches. You will continue to do these same steps and you will see a triangle appear. For corners, like you see in the above picture. Video Tutorial. How to Entrelac Crochet. How to do Tunisian Entrelac in Rows for Blankets. Tunisian Color Changes. Changing colors in Tunisian Crochet is easy!
You can do it to horizontally to make stripes, or in the middle of a row – to make a pattern or picture. Basically, there are three places where you can introduce the new color to have a very different effect. Here’s how Tunisian Color Changes are done! Tunisian Color Changes Video Tutorial Tunisian Color Changes Photo Tutorial To change color with vertical overlapping, interlocked colors, switch colors when finishing the last stitch of the forward pass, and then use the new color on the return pass. To change colors with a more even, straight, clean edge, switch colors when finishing the last stitch of the return pass, and then use the new color for the forward pass. To change colors in the middle of a row, as for a graph-ghan or other colorwork, start on the forward pass. How to Tunisian Crochet the Chunky Mesh Stitch. This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to tunisian crochet the chunky mesh stitch.
This stitch creates a dense but delicate mesh pattern. The chunky mesh stitch would be great for shawls, shrugs, and hats! Chain Stitch – Ch Basic Forward Row- working into back loop only of each ch, insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yo, draw loop through and leave on hook. Insert hook into next ch, yo, draw loop through and leave on hook. Tunisian Crochet. SumoMe.
How to Cross-Stitch on Tunisian Crochet - FREE Photo Tutorial. When it comes to finishing projects, you will sometimes find yourself wanting to add a customized detail after you have completed your crocheting.
Perhaps you want to add some initials or a date to a gift. Maybe you feel like your item lacks color and want to spice things up. Today, I'm here to show you how to cross-stitch on your Tunisian crochet projects. Not yet familiar with the Tunisian crochet technique? Learn this unique stitch to create projects with texture, color and intrigue in the Craftsy class Tunisian Crochet: Revolutions in Color and Style.
Already a Tunisian master? Getting started: The stitch placement First, let's take a look at what the simple Tunisian stitch looks like, pictured above-left. The above-right photo is a diagram of how your yarn will cross the fabric. The How-to: Adding cross-stitching Note, the important thing to remember when cross-stitching is that your design will look neater if all of the stitches are oriented the same. 1. 2. 3. 4. How to Do a Tunisian Purl Stitch in Tunisian Crochet. Today we are going to learn how to do a Tunisian purl stitch in Tunisian crochet.
The Tunisian purl stitch (abbreviated as Tps) looks much like a purl stitch in knitting and is great for adding texture to Tunisian crochet projects. Use it for a garter stitch look, as an edging, or pair it with a Tunisian knit stitch for a ribbed effect. Where possible I include links to the products and resources I mention. Some of these links may be affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission on purchases at absolutely no additional cost to my readers. These affiliate relationships help offset the costs of running this website. Using a Tunisian crochet hook, chain any number of stitches. Work a foundation row of a basic forward pass and return pass or add onto an existing swatch of stitches.
To work a Tunisian purl stitch, bring the working yarn to the front of your work and insert your hook through the next vertical bar. Pull through vertical bar loop on hook.