Tunisian CAL: Month 8 – The Tunisian Bobble Stitch

In this stitch you will be combining the Tunisian Simple Stitch with the Bobble stitch to make a pretty pattern.

Tunisian Bobble Stitch

 

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Tunisian Bobble Stitch

Materials:

  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Size I (5.5 mm) Tunisian Crochet Hook or size needed for gauge
  • Yarn needle to weave in ends

Gauge:
Approx 4 stitches and 2.5 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Directions: (make 2)
Chain a multiple of 6+1. (For tote, ch 19)

Row 1: (Part 1) Insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, YO, pull up loop; (insert hook in next ch, YO, pull up loop) across to end of ch leaving all loops on the hook

(Part 2) YO, pull through 1st loop on hook; (YO, pull through 2 loops on hook) across until one loop remains on the hook.

Row 2: Work Tss.

Row 3: (Part 1) Sk first vertical bar, Tss in next 2 vertical bars, bobble (see special stitches) in next vertical bar; *Tss in next 5 vertical bars, bobble; rep from * across to last 3 vertical bars, Tss in last 3 vertical bars.

(Part 2) YO, pull through 1st loop on hook; (YO, pull through 2 loops on hook) across until one loop remains on the hook.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 for pattern ending with Row 3.

Last Row:  Skip first vertical bar, (insert hook under next vertical bar, YO, pull through both loops on hook) across to end. Fasten Off.

Special Stitches:

Bobble:  (YO, insert hook from front to back between strands of vertical bar indicated; YO, pull up loop, YO, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times; YO, pull through 3 loops on hook.

See http://www.nexstitch.com/v_tbs.html for a great video of this stitch

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