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Tunisian Stocking Stitch

Tunisian stocking stitch
Book-Tunisian Crochet Stitch Guide

Tunisian stocking stitch, sometimes referred to as  knit stitch, is a common variation on the basic Tunisian or Afghan crochet stitch. It looks like rows of crocheted Vs nesting in the row below. As with any kind of Afghan stitch, you begin Tunisian stocking stitch with a foundation row made of basic Tunisian crochet stitches.

The Tunisian/Afghan Crochet Hook- this is longer than the standard crochet hook and is rather like a knitting needle with a hook at one end. The overall length of the hook determines the maximum width of the fabric.

Working Tunisian Stocking Stitch

How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.1

1,Make a foundation chain of required number of stitches.

Foundation Row (RS): Insert the hook in the second chain from the hook. Pick up a loop into each chain to end of row, 1ch. Do not turn

How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.3


How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.5
How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.7
How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.2

Return Row: *Yarn over (yo)  draw your yarn through 2 loops; rep. from * to end,1ch. Do not turn.

How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.4
How to work Tunisian Stocking StitchFig.6

Row1: Inset hook into 2nd.vertical bar made by stitch on previous row,yo,draw yarn through stitch.Repeat by working a stitch into the centre of each vertical bar across the row, ch1. Do not turn.

Row 2: Work as for return row.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 to required length.

The Knitting Wool Store Crochet Stitches Tunisian Stocking Stitch

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