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Tunisian Rose Petal Lace Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Tunisian Rose Petal Lace CrochetKim Crochet Stitch Tutorial

English Name: Tunisian Rose Petal Lace

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

Special Stitches:

Tunisian Double Stitch (tds): Yarn over, insert hook in stitch indicated in a side to side motion (right to left for right-handers or left to right for left-handers) under front vertical bar, yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, one loop remains. More information on Tunisian Double Stitch.

Two Double Cluster (2dc-cl): Inserting hook as for tss, work 2 tds in same stitch, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, 1 loop remains for stitch.

Tunisian Purl Stitch (tps): Bring yarn to the front of your work, insert hook in a side to side motion (right to left for right-handers or left to right for left-handers) under front vertical bar, yarn over, pull loop through. This is essentially the same thing as a Tunisian Simple Stitch except that it has a little wrap of yarn around the front vertical bar. Click here for further stitch instruction.

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 4 then add 3

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.

Row 1:
A: Sk first vertical bar, *2dc-cl in next st, sk next st, tps in next st, sk next st, rep from * to last 2 sts, 2dc-cl in next 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, ch 1, rep from * to last 2 sts, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] 2 times, 1 lp remains.

Row 2:
A: Sk first vertical bar, *tps in next st, sk next st, 2dc-cl in next st, sk next st, rep from * to last 2 sts, tps in next 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, ch 1, rep from * to last 2 sts, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] 2 times, 1 lp remains.

Rep rows 1-2 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.

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Yarn Support

The yarn shown in this stitch is Cascade 220 Superwash Wool in color 894 Strawberry Cream. Thank you to Cascade Yarns for providing the yarn for this stitch library.

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