How to Crochet the Tunisian Double Crochet Stitch :: Tunisian Crochet Stitch #8

How to Tunisian Crochet the Double Crochet Stitch

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

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Imperial Yarn Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

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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 Knit Stitch (Tks)- on forward half of row, insert hook from front to back through and between 2 vertical strands of next st, yo, draw yarn through st (Knit St made)

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: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 sts + 2.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Foundation Row

    work a forward and return halves same as for TSS.

  2. Row 1

    (Forward Pass): ch 2

  3. Row 2

    yo insert into the bar of next st.

  4. Row 3

    yo and draw through.

  5. Row 4

    yo and draw through 2 loops.

  6. Row 5

    (Return Pass): yo, ch 1.

  7. Row 6

    yo and draw through 2.

Repeat Steps 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Tunisian Double Crochet Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Tunisian Double Crochet Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Tunisian Double Crochet Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Tunisian Double Crochet Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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