Tunisian Simple Stitch Tutorial (Left-Handed)


Tunisian Simple Stitch Tutorial (Left-Handed)

Tunisian Simple Stitch Tutorial Left-Handed
Tunisian Simple Stitch Tutorial Left-Handed

"Learn how to crochet the Tunisian Simple Stitch for a left hand crocheter. Make a beautiful washcloth using this crochet method. Learn how simple Tunisian crochet can be with this pattern and tutorial for Tunisian Crochet Dishcloths. Once you get past the first few rows, you will be moving along effortlessly. I think this is a great beginner stitch in learning Tunisian Crochet. Once you have mastered the stitch explore the wide variety of crochet patterns that can be done. Come visit the you tube channel and learn how to work the Tunisian Simple Stitch. While this video is for left hand, there is a right hand tutorial too. Look in the comments in the video for the link."

NotesWhile this is a tutorial on the stitch. visit the website link in the comment section of the video to see the written pattern that includes a photo tutorial of the stitch along with the written directions on how to make a beautiful Washcloth. Great for gifts. I made over 100 for a bridal shower, they were a great hit with the guests.


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge14 Single Crochet stitches per 4 inches.

Finished SizeApproximately 5 1/2 inches wide X 7 inches long without border. Add 3/4 of an inch all the way around if you add the 2 rounds of SC border.

Materials List

  • 1 ball of Peaches & Cream cotton yarn. Any cotton yarn 120 yards.
  • Size H Crochet Hook 5.0 MM
  • Size H Tunisian Crochet Hook 5.0 MM
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors


  1. CH 20

  2. Row 1 -- 24:

    Forward Pass
    Starting from 2nd ch from hook, insert hook into the back loop of your chain, yarn over, pull up loop and keep on hook. Continue this way across until the end; keeping all loops on the hook.

    Return Pass
    Yarn over and pull through one loop (the first stitch on the hook). Yarn over and pull through 2 loops. Repeat across to the end. When there is one loop left on the hook, you are at the end of the row.

  3. Finishing: Bind off last row. Weave in yarn ends and cut off excess.

Crochet Border

  1. Change back to your crochet hook size 5.0 mm

  2. Round 1: Slip stitch onto the crochet hook, insert into the top two loops of a stitch on one of the sides or corner. (does not matter where you start). Yarn Over, Pull through the slip stitch. Tighten the slip stitch. Complete a SC in each ST around with 3 SC in each corner ST. End with a SL ST into the first SC.

  3. Round 2: CH 1, Complete a SC in each ST around with 3 SC in each corner ST. End with a SL ST into the first CH.

  4. Finishing: Weave in yarn ends and cut off excess yarn.

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