Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 8

By changing the order in which you add the vertical bars to your hook you can create different looks and textures. Let’s try a slanted pattern. (I once saw this called the “Fabric Pattern” but not sure if that’s what it’s officially called.)

 

Section 8 –  Slanted Fabric Pattern

 

Row 74:  skip 1st vertical bar, * insert hook under next 2 vertical bars together (see fig.1), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.2), TSS in 1st vertical bar of 2 bar group you just worked behind (see fig.3, fig.4, & fig.5), repeat from * across, insert hook through both loops of last stitch (see fig.6)

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Fig.1 – insert hook behind next 2 vertical bars

Fig.2 – yo, pull up a loop

Fig.3 – The gold hook shows both stitches you just worked behind. The next part of the stitch will only be worked behind the bar to the right.

Fig.4 – insert hook behind 1st bar of 2 bar group just made

Fig.5 – yo, pull up a loop

Slanted Fabric Tunisian StitchFig.6 – end of row

Row 75:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS in next vertical bar (see fig.7), * insert hook under next 2 vertical bars together (see fig.8), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.9), TSS in 1st vertical bar of 2 bar group you just worked behind (see fig.10 & fig.11), repeat from * across to last 2 sts, TSS in next vertical bar, insert hook through both loops of last stitch (see fig.12).

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Fig.7 – TSS in next vertical bar

Fig.8 – insert hook behind next 2 vertical bars

Fig.9 – yo, pull up a loop

Fig.10 – insert hook in 1st vertical bar of 2bars just grouped

Fig.11 – yo, pull up a loop

Slanted Tunisian Stitch

Row 76 – 84:  Repeat Row 74 & 75, ending with row 74.

 

Happy Crocheting!

 

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Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7

We had a few people interested in starting the CAL last week. Yay! I know, for myself, if a project is too far under way, I won’t jump on board, so I decided to give them a few days to catch up.

Today let’s try an openwork pattern. There are many different types of openwork patterns, so this is just one of many.

 

Section 7 – Openwork Pattern

 

Row 61:  skip 1st vertical bar, insert hook under next 2 vertical bars together (see fig.1), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.2), yo (see fig.3), * insert hook behind next 2 vertical bars, yo, pull up a loop, yo, repeat from * across, insert hook through both loops of last stitch. (see fig.4)

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Fig.1 – insert hook behind 2 vertical bars

Fig.2 – yo, pull through a loop

Fig.3 – yo before going behind next 2 stitches (repeat from fig.1)

Tunisian Openwork Pattern StitchFig.4 – Completed Row

Row 62:  skip 1st vertical bar, insert hook under next vertical bar (see fig.5), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.6), * insert hook in next ch sp (see fig. 7 & 8), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.9), insert hook in next vertical bar, yo, pull up a loop, repeat from * across, insert hook through both loops of last stitch.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Fig.5 – insert hook behind 1 vertical bar

Fig.6 – yo, pull through a loop

Fig.7 – insert hook through the space where gold hook is pointing

Fig.8  – hook inserted from front to back all the way through the space

Fig.9 – yo, pull up a loop

Row 63 – 73:  Repeat Row 61 & 62, ending with row 61.

 

I really enjoyed this stitch once I got it going. It looks much better than I expected. What do you think?

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Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 6

It’s been an interesting couple of days around my house. I have the world’s happiest most miserable teether….

And my 4 year old was trying to get the eraser off her pencil, and using force only a 4 year old can muster, pulled so hard that when the eraser finally let go she literally poked a hole through her 7 year old sister’s ear (it was a newly sharpened pencil). So, she had an entrance and exit wound, and a hole in the side of her head. We later joked that those are the dangers of homeschooling, because in public school you would have more space between you and your neighbor….. :) She’s fine!  The daughter that inflicted the pain cried more than the daughter that was injured. She felt SO bad!

 

The doctor’s office told me, never in 30+ years have they heard an injury like that. The joys of children. I’m just very grateful it wasn’t her eye!

Ok, so back to our scarf…..

I love adding texture to my pieces, so let’s try the puff stitch.  It is worked by grouping stitches together so they puff up. To create the puff stitch, you start a bunch of stitches and then finish them all off together.

Section 6 – Puff Stitch

Puff Stitchyo, insert hook behind both loops of next st (see fig.1), yo, pull up a loop, (yo, insert hook behind same st, yo, pull up a loop) 2 times (see fig.2), yo, pull through 6 loops on hook (see fig.3), ch1.

Row 52:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS across row.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 53:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS (from section 1) in next 3 sts, * puff st, TSS in next 4 sts, repeat from * across working last stitch through both loops.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Fig.1 – yo, insert hook behind both vertical posts of next stitch

Fig.2 – (yo, insert hook behind same st, yo, pull through loop) 2 times.

Yarn over, pull through 6 loops on hook.

Tunisian Puff Stitch

Row 54:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS across row.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 55:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS in next st, * puff st, TSS in next 4 sts, repeat from * across working last stitch through both loops.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 56:  skip 1st vertical bar, TSS across row.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 57 – 60:  Repeat Rows 53 & 56 one time.

I had a hard time getting good pics of each step (it’s not easy trying to take a pic of “yo, pull through 6 loops”. lol If you think you need more help, or better pics, let me know and I’ll see what I can do.

Tunisian Puff Stitch

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Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 5

Today let’s work the Tunisian Double Stitch (TDS).  Very similar to a dc, in the aspect that you yo first to make the stitch taller than a regular TSS.

Section 5 – TDS

Row 52:  ch1, skip 1st vertical bar, * yo (see fig.1), insert hook behind next vertical bar (see fig.2), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.3), yo, pull through 2 loops (see fig.4), repeat from * across, work last stitch through both loops.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 53 – 56:  Repeat Row 52.

Fig.1 – yarn over

Fig.2 – yo, insert hook under vertical bar

Fig.3 – pull up a loop

Fig.4 – yo, pull through 2 loops on hook

Tunisian Double Stitch - TDSTDS

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Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 4

By combining 2 of these stitches, we can create a basketweave pattern.  We’ll use the TKS & the TPS, which were our second and third sections.

Section 4 – Basket Weave

Row 37:  skip 1st vertical bar, TKS (section 3) in next 3 sts, * TPS (section 2) in next 4 sts, TKS in next 4 sts, repeat from * across, work last stitch through both loops.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 38 – 39:  Repeat Row 37.

Row 40:  skip 1st vertical bar, TPS (section 2) in next 3 sts, * TKS (section 3) in next 4 sts, TPS in next 4 sts, repeat from * across, work last stitch through both loops.

To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains.

Row 41 – 42:  Repeat Row 40.

Row 43 – 51:  Repeat Rows 37 – 42.

Tunisian Basket Weave Stitch

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