Holiday: time for a new hobby.

Or maybe not a new hobby, but a new variation on an old one. The Lazy Crafter has been working away on trying to master Tunisian Crochet, and after seeing all her pins on the subject, and a challenge laid down on Facebook (which we all know is legally binding), I decided to try and give it a go too.

It’s a strange halfway house between knitting and crochet, done using a long hook that resembles a knitting needle with a hook on the end.

There is a great knitting shop down the road from my friend’s flat, the Fiber Gallery. I popped in there the other day and got myself a 4mm hook and a book, so now I’m having a lazy day, I decided to have a play and finish watching season 7 of Dexter. This is the product of my little play, a few rows of Tunisian Simple Stitch (TSS), followed by a few rows of Tunisian Knit Stitch (TKS), and finished with Tunisian Double Crochet (TDC), worked with the hook inserted between the vertical bars as in TKS.

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P.s. when we were walking back from the shop I saw this unbelievably cute sight in the window of the lighting shop next door:

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You’re welcome.

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2 comments

  1. Awww! How cute is that pic? – I have also been looking into Tunisian Crochet . I have seen some incredibly beautiful Tunisian stitches on pinterest. Mad stuff!

    1. Yeah, a friend of mine keeps pinning lots of Tunisian crochet pics too.

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