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How to Crochet the Tunisian Stitch + 8 Easy Patterns


Updated June 29, 2015
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Tunisian StitchOnce you've learned the basic crochet stitches, perhaps you find yourself wanting to expand your skills and learn something new. If so, then why not learn how to crochet the Tunisian stitch? Also known as "afghan crochet," Tunisian crochet is a needlework technique that combines elements of both knitting and crocheting. A special hook (called an afghan hook) is needed to complete this method of crochet.

To learn how to do Tunisian crochet, check out our free crochet tutorials below. Once you think you're ready to test out your skills, scroll down for free Tunisian crochet designs to try. You'll find crochet afghan patterns, as well as other miscellaneous crochet patterns including clutches, ties, cowls, and more.


How to Crochet the Tunisian Crochet Stitch + 8 Easy Patterns

Free Tutorials: How Do I Crochet the Tunisian Stitch?
Tunisian Crochet: Easy Crochet Patterns
Tunisian Crochet Afghan Patterns

How to Crochet the Tunisian Crochet Stitch


Free Tutorials: How Do I Crochet the Tunisian Stitch?

Expand your crochet skills to include Tunisian crochet. Learning a new technique is super easy when you have easy-to-follow free tutorials like these. You can learn not only how to crochet the Tunisian crochet stitch, but also how to change colors in Tunisian crochet, how to do Tunisian double crochet, and more.

  1. Tunisian Crochet Stitch
  2. How to Create a Tunisian Simple Stitch
  3. How to Create Tunisian Crochet, The Base Row
  4. How to Change Colors in Tunisian Crochet
  5. How to Single Crochet Bind Off in Tunisian Crochet
  6. How to Tunisian Double Crochet


22 Basic Crochet Stitches

Go back to the basics with our collection of 22 Basic Crochet Stitches!



Tunisian Crochet: Easy Crochet Patterns

Tunisian Striped TieNow that you've learned how to crochet the Tunisian crochet stitch, you're now ready to to practice! Find our favorite Tunisian crochet patterns below. These easy patterns are just what you need to put your skills to the test.

  1. Afghan Stitch Bookmark
  2. Tunisian Stitch Cell Phone Bag
  3. Tunisian Striped Tie
  4. Tunisian Cable Clutch
  5. Tunisian Ribbed Cowl


Tunisian Crochet Afghan Patterns

Tunisian Entrelac ThrowIf you think the patterns above were easy, then you're probably ready to tackle one of these crochet afghan patterns. Each one of these free crochet designs are created using the Tunisian crochet stitch. They're just what you need to give any room of your home an updated look.

  1. Granny Square Tunisian Throw
  2. Tunisian Entrelac Throw
  3. Tunisian Seascape Throw

For more resources on how to crochet the Tunisian stitch in crochet, check out these great Tunisian crochet books:

First Time Tunisian CrochetTunisian Cables to CrochetTunisian Crochet Encore


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Please I need help i started a scarf and loved the pattern. then lost the stitch pattern and name. Now I can not find it anywhere even when i google Tunisian stitches, which i think it might be... but not sure i don't know what it is. Any help? see photos Thank you


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