Tunisian Backwards Knit (Tbks)

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This stitch is an easy variation of the Knit Stitch and creates a pattern that looks like dense ribbing or micro knit stitches . It is made by simply working a Knit Stitch around the back vertical bar. See below for complete instructions on making this 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. Keeping loop on hook * 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 through fabric in space before next, catch the back vertical bar and bring it forward. Moving between the two bars, (behind the back bar, and front of the front bar) bring your hook to other side and then through to the reverse side. Yarn over and draw up a loop. Repeat from * keeping all loops on hook. 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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