Aug
05

Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch | Tutorial + Pillow Pattern

Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch | Tutorial from Vickie Howell's Weekly Facebook Series, Ask Me Monday.

Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch

This week on Ask Me Monday we chatted Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch. I showed how to work the Tunisian Simple and Purl Stitches in combination to create the overall pattern. Watch the replay below, then put your skills to work by making a pillow. Enjoy!


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Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch Pillow | Pattern and tutorial by Vickie Howell

Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch Pillow

MATERIALS

Valley Yarns Superwash Super Bulky, colors by Vickie Howell: 5 balls  (A) Aqua Oasis, and 1 ball each (B) Moontower Mustard and (C) Peacock

FINISHED SIZE

16″ square

GAUGE

8 ​34″  stitches x 6 rows = 4″10 cm in Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

Tps = Tunisian purl stitch

Tss = Tunisian simple stitch

See video above, about 10 minutes in,  for a demonstration.

DIRECTIONS

Note: Each row in Tunisian Crochet requires two passes: the forward pass picking up the loops (noted in the instructions) and the backward pass getting rid of the loops (not noted.)

FRONT:

With A, ch 35.

Work Foundation Row.

Row 1: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end. –35 sts

Row 2: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 3: Repeat Row 1.

Join B; cut A.

Row 4: With B, *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 5: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 6: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Join C; cut B.

Row 7: With C, *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 8: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 9: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Join A, cut C.

Row 10: With A, *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 11: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 12: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Join B; cut A.

Row 13: With B, *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 14: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 15: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Join C; cut B.

Row 16: With C, Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 17: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 18: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Join B; cut C.

Row 19: With B, *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 20: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 21: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Join C; cut B.

Row 22: With C, Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Row 23: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end.

Row 24: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Fasten off.

BACK

With A, ch 35.

Work Foundation Row.

Row 1: *Tps, Tss; repeat from * to end. –35 sts

Row 2: *Tss, Tps; repeat from * to end.

Rows 3-24: Repeat Rows 1-2.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

With WS facing and using Wool Needle and yarn, seam together sides and bottom. Insert pillow; seam top shut.

Looking for another Tunisian Crochet project? Try this post:

 

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One Response to “Tunisian Honeycomb Stitch | Tutorial + Pillow Pattern”

  1. Kathleen

    Hey Vickie,
    In your Ask Me Monday of 8/19, you mention that you’ll note a link to your shirt pattern. Did I miss it, I haven’t found it yet.

    Thanks,

    Kat

    Reply

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