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Tunisian Basketweave Ver. 3 Knit and Purled Knit Crochet Stitch Pattern

Tunisian Basketweave Ver. 3 Knit and Purled Knit Crochet Stitch Pattern

English Name: Tunisian Basketweave Ver. 3 Knit and Purled Knit

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Tunisian Basketweave Ver. 3 Knit and Purled Knit Crochet Stitch Pattern

Level of Curling: Light to no curling. More information on the natural curling of Tunisian crochet.

Special Stitches:

Tunisian Knit Stitch (tks): Insert hook from front of work to back of work, between the front and back vertical bars of the same stitch, yarn over, pull loop through. Click here for further stitch instruction.

Tunisian Purled Knit Stitch (tpks): Pull the yarn to the front in the same manner as you would a Tunisian purl except insert the hook as you would for a knit stitch and pull loop through.

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 8, then add 6.

Tunisian Crochet Pattern Instructions

Instructions:

Foundation:
A: Sk first ch, *insert hook in next ch, yo, pull lp through, leave lp on hook, rep from * across.
B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across, 1 lp remains.

Rows 1-4:
A: Sk first vertical bar, [4 tks, 4 tpks] to last 5 sts, 4 tks, insert hook in last st under two outer vertical bars, yo, pull lp through.
B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across, 1 lp remains.

Rows 5-8:
A: Sk first vertical bar, [4 tpks, 4 tks] to last 5 sts, 4 tpks, insert hook in last st under two outer vertical bars, yo, pull lp through.
B: Ch 1, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] across, 1 lp remains.

Rep rows 1-8 for pattern.

Notes: This is a nice stitch that doesn’t curl as so often seen with individual stitches. When working a flat swatch, I will typically make the last stitch under the two outer vertical bars for stability. It isn’t a requirement and I don’t use it for all applications of the same stitch pattern. It’s solely a finishing technique. Experiment with varying your stitches and rows to get different sizes for the blocks.

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The yarn shown in this stitch is Cascade 220 Superwash Wool in color 827 Coral. Thank you to Cascade Yarns for providing the yarn for this stitch library.

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