Tunisian Knit Stitch (Tks)

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The Tunisian Knit Stitch is probably the second most well known and used stitch in Tunisian. It is a reflection of knitting or stockinette. It is easily formed and can be applied in a large variety techniques. Follow the instructions in the pattern or check out the video bellow to learn how to complete the stitch...


Instructions

To begin: Chain any number to length desired.

Foundation: Row one forward: Insert hook into first chain space from hook. Yarn over and pull up a loop. * Insert into next, yarn over and pull up a loop. Repeat from * keeping all loops on hook. Row one return: Yarn over and pull back through one loop. * Yarn over and pull through two loops. Repeat from * until one loop remains on hook.

Stitch: Row two forward: * Insert hook in next between the two vertical bars and under the horizontal bars, from front to back through the fabric. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Repeat from * to last. Pull up a loop from last. Row two return: Yarn over and pull back through one loop. * Yarn over and pull through two loops. Repeat from * until one loop remains on hook.

Repeat row two for pattern.


 

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