How to Tunisian Crochet the Seed Stitch :: Tunisian Crochet Stitch #5

How to Tunisian Crochet the Seed Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to tunisian crochet the seed stitch. The tunisian seed stitch would be great for hats, scarves and bags!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

A Crochet Hook


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain-ch
Slip Stitch-Sl st

Tunisian Simple Stitch (Tss)- insert hook from right to left behind single vertical thread. yarn over hook, draw loop through and leave on hook, unless otherwise stated, the hook is always inserted in this way.

Tunisian Purl Stitch (Tps)- on forward half of row, bring yarn to front, insert hook in next vertical bar, bring yarn to back under hook, wrap around hook from back to front, draw yarn through st (purl made)

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. Rep this in each ch to end. Don’t turn. The number of loops on hook should equal the number of sts required for the 1st row.

Basic Return Row- Step 1: yo, draw through 1 loop, (this ch forms the edge st). Step 2: Yo, and draw through 2 loops. Step 3: Rep step 2 until 1 loop remains on hook. Don’t Turn. The loop left on the hook is the 1st st of the next row.

Skill: Experience
Foundation Chain:Add any number of sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Foundation Row

    work a forward and return halves same as for TSS.

  2. Row 1

    (Forward Half): Skip 1st st, TSS in next st, *purl st in next st, TSS in next st, rep from * across.

  3. Row 1

    (Return Half): work off all loops as in TSS.

  4. Row 2

    (Forward Half): skip 1st st, *purl st in next st, TSS in next st, rep from * across, TSS in last st.

  5. Row 2

    (Return Half): work off all loops as in TSS.

  6. Row 3

    skip 1st st, insert hook in next vertical bar, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook (Sl st completed), Sl st in each vertical bar across row, end off.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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