This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the tunisian simple stitch. Tunisian simple stitch is almost always worked from the right side. The tunisian simple stitch would be great for hats, scarves and bags!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
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
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
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.
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.
Foundation Chain:Add any number of sts.
insert hook from right to left behind single vertical thread.
draw the yarn through the loop. Repeat steps 1-3 and keep all loops on hook.
draw the yarn through the 1st loop.
yo your hook once more.
draw through 2 loops at one time.
Repeat Steps 6 and 7 until you have reached your desired length.
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