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Tunisian Knit Stitch
This stitch gives the look of knitted Stockinette, but is done with your crochet hook! Copyright © 2006-2012, Karen Whooley. All Rights Reserved. Duplication of this pattern is a crime and will be punished by law. Please observe all copyright laws. Please contact the author for permission to use elsewhere.
- Worsted Weight Yarn
- Size I (5.5 mm) Tunisian Crochet Hook or size needed for gauge
- Yarn needle to weave in ends
Gauge: Approx 4 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) Directions: (make 2) Chain any number. (For tote, ch 18) Row 1: (Part 1) Insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, YO, pull up loop; (insert hook in next ch, YO, pull up loop) across to end of ch leaving all loops on the hook (Part 2) YO, pull through 1st loop on hook; (YO, pull through 2 loops on hook) across until one loop remains on the hook. Row 2: (Part 1) Skip first vertical bar, (insert hook through the work from front to back between the strands of the next vertical bar, YO pull
up a loop) across to end, leaving all loops on the hook. (Part 2) YO, pull through 1st loop on hook; (YO, pull through 2 loops on hook) across until one loop remains on the hook. Repeat Row 2 for pattern. Last Row: Skip first vertical bar, (insert hook under next vertical bar, YO, pull up a loop; YO, Pull through both loops on hook) across to end. Fasten Off. See http://www.nexstitch.com/v_tks.html for a great video of this stitch