Knitter's Lesson:Tunisian Crochet Scarf

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Knitter's Lesson:Tunisian Crochet Scarf Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Casting on
  • Yarn over
  • Single crochet

Pattern Description:

THIS PHOTO TUTORIAL AND PATTERN BOOKLET IS ALSO AVAILABLE AS A KINDLE DOWNLOAD ON AMAZON.COM AT: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00ATCP9AA

Are you a knitter who has never tried Tunisian (Afghan) crochet? Maybe you don't like to crochet, or maybe you never even heard of this technique. Tunisian (Afghan) crochet is a cross between knitting and crochet and it forms a lovely fabric that looks as if it's been woven. It's VERY easy and is quick and fun!!

Crocheters have their own established way of doing Tunisian (Afghan) crochet, but since I'm primarily a knitter who is happy to do single crochet and reverse single crochet edges on my knitted projects, I prefer to approach the craft from a knitter's point of view.

I know you'll have fun learning this technique and I've worked hard to come up with a little booklet with photos and descriptions that will help you to learn. As with all my patterns, I'm always available to help, so if you have any questions as you work through your lesson and project, contact me. I want you to have fun and be successful.

AS AN ADDED BONUS, I've included instructions for making the shawl pin!!

Gauge:

Approximately 4.5 stitches = 1 inch, but gauge is not crucial to this project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished scarf is approximately 55 inches long by 7 inches wide, or your desired measurements

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn (about 400 yards/366 meters)
  • Tunisian (Afghan) crochet hook, size US #10/UK34/6.0 mm
  • Tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • A willingness and excitement to learn something new and wonderful!

About Designer

About Designer

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I am certified as a Level 1 Master Hand Knitter by The Knitting Guild Association. My grandmother Lena taught me to knit when I was 4 years old and told me that a lifetime of knitting pleasure was her legacy to me. I love to design and knit and enter my work in competitions. I've won numerous awards and ribbons over the years and ...

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