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28 Tunisian Stitch Crochet Afghan Patterns

Check out these Tunisian crochet patterns and learn more about your new favorite afghan stitch! Plus, don't miss our helpful Tunisian crochet video.

By: Nicola Trumball, Editor, AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com
28 Tunisian Stitch Crochet Afghan Patterns

Join in on the Tunisian fun and check out these 28 Tunisian Stitch Crochet Afghan Patterns. There is no need to be scared of a Tunisian crochet pattern and this collection will show you why. Whether you're trying crochet Tunisian patterns for the first time or if you're a seasoned Tunisian crocheter, these free patterns for Tunisian crochet are about to be your favorite. These patterns for Tunisian crochet are all different and all super fun.

Learning how to crochet Tunisian crochet patterns will be a breeze after you follow our free crochet tutorials. Then move right along to our free crochet afghan patterns in all sizes. Use Tunisian crochet stitches for full crochet afghans, crochet throws, and crochet baby blankets.

To clear up any confusion, the Tunisian stitch is often referred to as the afghan stitch. This is especially true for vintage crochet patterns. The afghan crochet stitch is used in vintage crochet patterns and it's great to see this crochet stitch in a new light. Learn how to crochet the afghan stitch/Tunisian stitch with these awesome free patterns!

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PLUS! If you need a little refresher on Tunisian crochet stitches or want to learn how to do it for the first time, the Tunisian crochet video right below will help you! In no time, you'll be able to make beautiful crochet blankets using this technique.

Tunisian Stitch Tutorials

Learn Tunisian Crochet

Let's start with the basics: Follow these Tunisian crochet tutorials to learn the basics of this afghan stitch to use in a variety of projects. Patterns for Tunisian crochet are versatile and once you learn how to crochet this stitch you'll be able to crochet so much more.

If you're a visual learner, be sure to check out the newest video tutorial below! We also have more video tutorials to help you learn to crochet. If you don't need to follow photos or a video to work the crochet afghan stitch, or if you just need a quick refresher of the steps involved in creating Tunisian crochet stitches, we've got you covered.

How to Crochet the Tunisian Stitch:
Tunisian Simple Stitch (Tss): One row of Tunisian simple stitch is worked in two steps and using the front post of your work as follows, with yarn behind your work:

-Forward Pass (Step 1): Skip the first vertical bar; *insert hook under next vertical bar, yarn over and draw up a loop; repeat from * across.
-Return Pass (Step 2): Yarn over and draw through one loop on your hook; *yarn over and draw through 2 loops on your hook; repeat from * until only one loop remains on hook (one row of Tss complete).

Tunisian Knit Stitch (Tks): One row of Tunisian knit stitch is worked quite similarly to the Tss, except that you use the space under the vertical bar, or the space where you would normally insert your hook for a standard crochet stitch. The reverse pass is the same.

Tunisian Afghan Crochet Patterns

Ten Stitch Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian crochet afghan patterns are not all the same. With these four crochet Tunisian patterns, you'll find that a variety of stitches and styles are used.

The Alaskan Blue Tunisian Crochet Blanket uses bobble stitches as well, and the two patterns use the Tunisian stitch to create crochet blocks. These Tunisian crochet afghan blanket patterns will give you just a taste of the possibilities that free Tunisian crochet stitches have to offer.

Crochet Throws Using the Tunisian Stitch

Around The World Tunisian Throw

If you're new to the world of Tunisian crochet, it might be best to start with a crochet throw. These Tunisian crochet patterns are not large, and you can crochet without worrying about size.

Free crochet patterns for throws are fun and fresh ways to brighten your home, and you can never have too many for when guests come over or for a suddenly chilly night.

Tunisian Crochet Baby Blankets

Tunisian Crochet Entrelac Style Baby Blanket

Before you know it, you've mastered the Tunisian stitch. Now you can use your new crochet skill to whip up Tunisian crochet baby blankets for any occasion.

Follow these free patterns for truly unique ways to use both of the Tunisian crochet stitches. Free crochet patterns for babies are great ways to use your talents to create a heartfelt, personal gift for a special little one.

Vintage Afghan Stitch Patterns

Morning Glory Afghan

While Tunisian crochet may seem like a new craze, this type of crochet pattern has been around for a while. In vintage crochet patterns, the Tunisian stitch is often called the afghan stitch.

Learn how to make an afghan with Tunisian crochet as well as how to cross-stitch on top of your finished afghan. These free crochet patterns using the afghan stitch let you embrace your nostalgia while also incorporating your own style. Plus, the afghan stitch is the perfect base for embroidery.

PLUS! Tunisian Crochet Patterns from AllFreeCrochet

Tunisian Crochet Belt

These aren't Tunisian crochet afghans, but you might like these Tunisian patterns from our friends at AllFreeCrochet:

What's your favorite pattern in the list?
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For me, the tight stitches are the point of Tunisian crochet. I recently started the vintage Rose Afghan, and will cross stitch over it, so the tighter the better. I just hope that blocking it will fix the curling. For more relaxed stitches, I would use traditional crochet.

Love the video tutorial but I do highly suggest a tunisian hook at LEAST 2 - 3 sizes called for by the yarn label due to the fact the stitches already curl the work the larger hook can help just a wee bit with the curl, as well as make the stitches look more relaxed.

Thanks so much for the tip! That's a good idea. - Krista, Editor

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