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How to do Tunisian Smock Stitch

Tunisian Crochet Smock Stitch Tunisian crochet smock stitch is the beautiful, textured stitch you see in the photo above. I used this pattern stitch in a Tunisian crochet pattern called Iridescent Cowl (click here for the pattern!). This is a free crochet pattern on my blog!   It's a lovely cowl that uses Tunisian knit… Continue reading How to do Tunisian Smock Stitch

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How to do Tunisian Knit Stitch; Crochet that Looks Like Knitting!

Tunisian Crochet Tunisian crochet is a specific variety of crochet. In Tunisian crochet you pick up loops all across your row in a "forward pass" and then work them off your hook in a "return pass." There are lots of different Tunisian crochet stitches, and they can produce some beautiful fabrics!     Tunisian Crochet… Continue reading How to do Tunisian Knit Stitch; Crochet that Looks Like Knitting!

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Tunisian Crochet Cowl Free Pattern, Featuring Tunisian Smock Stitch

    A Tunisian Crochet Cowl Hello friends! I'm so happy to share with you today, this lovely new cowl that I've designed using Tunisian crochet! This is Iridescent Cowl. The cowl is worked flat, and seamed at the end. You'll start on one long edge, and work up to the other long edge, changing… Continue reading Tunisian Crochet Cowl Free Pattern, Featuring Tunisian Smock Stitch

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Crochet Book Review: Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet

Cover photo (C) 2016 Brenda Bourg Learn a new technique with this crochet book! Today I'm sharing a new crochet book with you. This, is "Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet" by writer and designer Brenda Bourg, published by Stackpole Books. There are 16 designs in this book including 2 boot cuffs, a jar cozy, a bag,… Continue reading Crochet Book Review: Fair Isle Tunisian Crochet

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Book Review: The New Tunisian Crochet

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing another book for you.  This time I bring you "The New Tunisian Crochet" by Dora Ohrenstein. True to Dora's other writings with which I am familiar, she begins by discussing the history of Tunisian crochet and shows pictures of early projects worked in Tunisian.  She then moves on… Continue reading Book Review: The New Tunisian Crochet