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Tunisian Full Stitch Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Tunisian Full Stitch CrochetKim Crochet Stitch Tutorial

English Name: Tunisian Full Stitch (tfs)

Spanish Name: Punto Tunecino Lleno (p.t. lleno)

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Level of Curling: Moderate to heavy curling. More information on the natural curling of Tunisian crochet.

Suggested Foundation Typical foundation row.

Foundation Row

If you are unfamiliar with the foundation row, or the first row, of Tunisian crochet, you’ll need to review Getting Started with Tunisian Crochet.

Tunisian Crochet Full Stitch: Step by Step

Instructions: This stitch is made by pulling up a loop between stitches. Note that each stitch is made up of a front and back vertical bar. When you pull up a loop, you don’t pull up a loop between the front and back vertical bars of the same stitch. That would be a knit stitch. You pull up a bar in between the stitches themselves.

Because this produces an offset stitch pattern, in order to avoid a diagonal bias, you will need to repeat two rows throughout when working in an all-over repeat of Tunisian Full Stitch. In one row, you will decrease by one stitch at the beginning and in the next row, you will decrease by one stitch at the end.

It is helpful to count your stitches throughout to ensure that you’re not accidentally dropping or adding stitches.

Foundation: 
A: Ch an even number, 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.

Row 1:
A: Sk first vertical bar, [tfs in next sp between stitches] to sp before last st, sk last sp, 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.

Row 2:
A: Sk first vertical bar, sk first sp between stitches, [tfs in next sp between stitches] to last st, 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 1-2 for pattern.

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The yarn shown in this stitch is Cascade 220 Superwash Wool in color 883 Puget Sound. Thank you to Cascade Yarns for providing the yarn for this stitch library.

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