Not the tidiest piece of work I’ve done, but I have to crochet in between matches, I’m sorry, but Wimbledon takes priority!
So here’s a quick sample of Tunisian Knit and Purl Stitch with a bit of cable worked on the same basis as knitted cables. I might do more on this later…but right now there’s another match to watch!
I’ve been experimenting with Tunisian Crochet again, I crocheted some strips using the Tunisian Knit Stitch, wove them together, then used normal crochet for the edging.
I started the day with another of my
stupid ideas…make a christmas stocking in Tunisian Crochet, in 2 colours, using short rows…sometimes I’d be better staying in bed!
It doesn’t look too bad in the
flesh yarn, but it looks really bad in the pics, oh well back to The Yarn Lab drawing board for me!!
And for reference, there aren’t 2 stockings, it’s the same one, front and back…
If you’ve never tried Tunisian Crochet before, now is the time to give it a go, for this basic tutorial you can use a normal crochet hook as there are only a few stitches, if you’re worried about the loops dropping off, wrap an elastic band around the end. I’ve also compiled this tutorial into a PDF for you to download.
Tunisian Crochet is worked in two half rows which form one row, there is no turning chain as all rows are worked on the right side, the Forward Pass is where you pick up the loops, the Reverse Pass is where you work off the loops. Don’t worry about the technical terms for now, just work through the tutorial, and all will become clear.
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