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Remember the surprise I promised you in my post about The New Tunisian Crochet book? Well here it is … I received permission to share this Free Tunisian stitch pattern with you all!
Isn’t it beautiful?
Tunisian stitch pattern and diagram from The New Tunisian Crochet (2013) by Dora Ohrenstein, p. 47. Reprinted with permission from Interweave Press.
- fwd = forward
- rtn = return
- patt = pattern
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- sk = skip
- lp = loop
- Tps = Tunisian purl stitch
- rep = repeat
Note: Instructions are for fwd pass; work basic rtn pass throughout patt (see Glossary).
Multiple of 4 plus 2 sts.
Work basic foundation row (see Glossary).
ROW 1: *Sk next vertical bar, draw up lp in next vertical bar, draw up lp in skipped bar (Tunisian crossed st made), 2 Tps; rep from * across, draw up lp in last bar.
ROW 2: Work 2 Tps, sk next vertical bar, draw up lp in next vertical bar, draw up lp in skipped bar; rep from * across, draw up lp in last bar.
Rep Rows 1—2 for patt.
And here is what I worked up with it. Some more colorful kitchen decor!