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English Name: Tunisian Blackberry Stitch (tbbs)
Level of Curling: Light to no curling. More information on the natural curling of Tunisian crochet.
Suggested Foundation Because this isn’t an insertion stitch, you can work the Blackberry Stitch directly onto the chain foundation instead of using a different stitch.
Instructions: This stitch is worked similar to a cluster, which is more than one stitch, worked together into one. Just think of it as two stitches which you will combine at the top.
Review these two stitches:
Insert hook in the Back Bar of the horizontal closing chain, yarn over, pull loop through, bring yarn to front and insert hook in side-to-side motion in same vertical bar as the chain just used, yarn over, pull loop through AND pull that loop through the next loop on the hook as well.
This stitch has now created one loop on the hook. If you have created two loops, you need to make sure that you remember to do the instruction at the end of pulling the loop through all the way, as described.
This stitch is very similar to the Tunisian Double Stitch, except that it’s more textured and more firm.
The yarn shown in this stitch is Cascade 220 Superwash Wool in color 804 Amethyst. Thank you to Cascade Yarns for providing the yarn for this stitch library.
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