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