Tunisian crochet is often sold as a way for traditional crocheters to expand their skills. But are these crafts really all that different? Check out this breakdown to find out.
Step-by-step and totally non-intimidating, we promise.
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Tunisian crochet may be a combo of knitting and traditional crochet, but it has a whole glossary of terms and abbreviations all its own (or, at least, that glossary takes on slightly different meanings when applied here). Use this cheat sheet to follow your patterns until you get the lingo down.
You've hopped on board the Tunisian crochet bandwagon, and feel like you've got the basics down. But, somehow, pesky problems keep popping up and pushing your projects into the #fail category. Don't get discouraged: It's not just you! Things like bumpy bottoms, loopy left edges and incessant curling are common issues in this craft. Luckily, they're also easy to fix with some expert know-how.
WATCH + LEARN
Meet your instructor, crochet designer Dora Ohrenstein, and receive a refresher on Tunisian crochet. Refamiliarize yourself with the Tunisian simple and knit stitches, the return pass, and the slip-stitch bind-off, as well as how to decrease and increase stitches. Learn the secret behind counting rows in Tunisian crochet as well as how to approach shoulder shaping.
Tunisian crochet is easy to pick up, and hard to put down, but has its own quirks and challenges. In this final lesson, Brittany shows you how to keep your fabric from curling, beat the bias and troubleshoots some common issues, such as where to put your hook on those pesky first and last stitches.
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