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Tunisian Tissue Pack

Feb 4, 2018 By JOANN
Tunisian Tissue Pack

Tunisian Tissue Pack Cozy!
by The Knit Show’s Vickie Howell

This is the companion project to Vickie’s Facebook Live video on the basics of Tunisian Crochet. Please give it a watch on our Facebook page to learn how to work the foundation row, Tunisian Simple Stitch, change colors, and bind off. Thanks!

MATERIALS
Worsted Weight Yarn (Such as Patons Classic Wool, Lionbrand Wool-Ease, Red Heart, etc.), in colors: A and B
Size U.S. I/5.5 mm Tunisian Hook
Tapestry Needle

SIZE

To fit a standard, tissue travel pack.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Approx 5 1/2” x 7 1/2”, before seaming.

ABBREVIATIONS Ch = chain

Rep = repeat

Sk = skip

St(s) = stitch(es)

Tss = Tunisian Simple Stitch

YO = yarn over

 

DIRECTIONS

With A, crochet a 5 1/2” chain (approx. 20 ch sts.)

Quick instructions:

Work in Tss for 7 1/2”. Fasten off. The following are more in-depth instructions:

Row 1:

FORWARD PASS

Beginning in the 2nd ch from hook, *insert hook into next ch, YO, pull loop through and onto hook; rep in every ch to end.

BACKWARD PASS

YO, pull through one loop, *YO, pull through 2 loops at a time; rep from * to last two loops on hook, JOINING B, YO, pull through last 2 loops.

Row 2: FORWARD PASS

With B, sk first st, *Insert hook into vertical bar of next st, YO, pull up loop onto hook; rep from * across.

BACKWARD PASS

YO, pull through one loop, *YO, pull through 2 loops at a time; rep from * to last two loops on hook, WITH A, YO, pull through last 2 loops.

Row 3: FORWARD PASS

With A, sk first st, *Insert hook into vertical bar of next st, YO, pull up loop onto hook; rep from * across.

BACKWARD PASS

YO, pull through one loop, *YO, pull through 2 loops at a time; rep from * to last two loops on hook, WITH B, YO, pull through last 2 loops.

Repeat Rows 2-3 until piece measures 6 1/2”, without switching to Color B at the end. Fasten off, leaving long tail for seaming.

FINISHING

Fold piece width-wise so that the ends overlap about 1”. Sew ends; tack opening flaps so that there’s just enough room to slip in a tissue pack snuggly.

Tunisian Tissue Pack

 

**Vickie Howell is the Creator and Host of The Knit Show with Vickie Howell. For more information go to YouTube, or theknitshow.com. Follow @vickiehowell and @theknitshow for more, yarn-y inspo!**

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