Tunisian Crochet

Often described as a combination of crochet and knitting, Tunisian crochet uses a hook to create unique fabrics and patterns. Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, and Tunisian purl stitch can be used to create a dense fabric perfect for sweaters and accessories. Tunisian lace combines the basic Tunisian stitches with yarn overs to create a gorgeous openwork fabric with beautiful drape.

Tetrad Cable Capelet Crochet Pattern

Tetrad Cable Capelet Crochet Pattern

Go There Now A stylish alternative to a cardigan, this Tunisian crochet capelet features Tunisian double and treble post-stitch cables. The capelet hugs the shoulders nicely and then expands to allow arm movement. DESIGNER Dora Ohrenstein FINISHED SIZE 14″ neck circumference; 50″ edge circumference; 16″ long at point. YARN Malabrigo Arroyo (100% superwash merino wool;…

Sunrise Shawl

Sunrise Shawl

Go There Now This Sunrise Shawl features the Tunisian crochet left slant stitch and is finished with regular crochet and an exuberant fringe. Designer Sheryl Thies Yarn Rick Rack (100% rayon; 1200 yds [1097 m]/16 oz/ [454 g]): Sturgeon Bay, 1 hank. Hook U.S. size M/13 (9 mm) Tunisian crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. • U.S. size…

Learn crochet colorwork with tapestry crochet, Tunisian crochet colorwork, and crochet Fair Isle.

Explore Crochet Colorwork with Free Patterns

I have a yarn stash full of single skeins or collections of two or three balls of yarn. They aren’t large enough to create a garment or even a scarf on their own, but combined they create incredible color combination. These single skeins have led me into a wonderful world of crochet colorwork. I have…


Cozy Up to a Crocheted Afghan

          The Aegean Dreams Crocheted Afghan kit is the perfect compliment to your hot cocoa.  This latest cold snap is everywhere in the news, and I have to say it’s a pretty abrupt start to my first real winter here in Colorado. Prior to moving here in June I lived in…


Journey Through the Maze Vest

Vashti Braha's Maze Vest from the Summer 2014 issue of Interweave Crochet uses an extended Tunisian stitch and two different weights of yarn to achieve its airy texture. Here's how to manage two yarns on a double-ended hook, shown in her Tunisian extended knit stitch and filet return pass. I'm using a smooth lace weight…


Tunisian Crochet with Free Patterns

Lace, chevrons, crochet in the round, warm and solid fabric, you can create anything with Tunisian crochet. And I am so excited to share new patterns in our free Tunisian eBook, 7 Free Tunisian Crochet Patterns Plus Tips on Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitches and How to Tunisian Crochet, with you. But first, here is a…


QRochet Geekiness

I love it when handmade strikes up a happy relationship with high-tech. So, here's what happens when I find myself on a long flight with black and white yarn and some graph paper:  Dial up a QR Reader on a smart phone and give it a whirl. Happy crocheting!Marcy


Crochet Slowly Blooming

All full of vim and eager for spring, we opened our Cool Wave Crochet-Along at the beginning of February, with a plan to complete it by the end of February. Apparently I'm not the only one who's about this far along: That's a little more than a third of the way along the first portion…


It’s Practically February – Link Dump

south park afghan finished:sukigirl74 What's open in my Firefox tabs today? Here's what's open in my Firefox tabs today: This hilarious Tunisian crochet South Park afghan (above). I wish they were looking at each other, a la The Brady Bunch. There's a great article in the Etsy Storque about photo styling. It's geared toward product…