Have you heard of Tunisian Crochet Blanket CAL 2021? If not, let me tell you something about it. This CAL is organized and hosted by the talented Arunima of Knitter Knotter. It consists of 24 FREE Tunisian Square Patterns from different amazing designers. This squares will be seamed together to make a beautiful blanket.
I have been working on my square contribution for a while now and I am so delighted to finally share it with you. This square is crocheted mainly with Tunisian Knit Stitch with the addition of what I called “cone” Tunisian stitch. I am really not sure if there is such a stitch so let us just call it Cone Stitch.
The inspiration for this stitch was taken from the cone crochet stitch. I have first seen it on YouTube and I thought it is a great stitch to incorporate to my Tunisian square. So without anymore delay, let us dive in to our pattern.
CONE TUNISIAN SQUARE PATTERN
Worsted Weight (#4) Yarn, (I used Knit Picks Wool of Andes, approx. 155 yards)
Tunisian Crochet Hook Size 8 mm (or size to obtain gauge)
8 sts x 6 rows of tks = 2 inches
12 x 12 inches (blocked)
STITCHES AND ABBREVIATIONS
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
sl st – slip stitch
tks – tunisian knit stitch
FwP – forward pass
RetP – return pass
Rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
Cone Stitch (cs) – insert hook into next stitch as for Tunisian knit stitch, pull up a loop, insert hook and pull up a loop (to the height of the current row) into each stitch of the current (which is the number 1 row in the photo below) and the 4 previous rows below, yarn over and pull through 5 loops on the hook.
- Read the pattern carefully before starting.
- All RetP are worked as ch 1, (yo, pull through the next 2 loops) until only one loop remains on the hook.
- The loop on the hook is considered as the first stitch.
- This pattern is multiple of 8 + 7.
- Asterisk * indicates pattern repeats. You will need to repeat all the instructions between asterisks.
Row 1: Pull up a loop in the back bump of the 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch, RetP.
Row 2 – 5: Tks across, RetP.
Row 6: Tks in the next 2 sts, *cs in the next st, tks in the next 7 sts*; Rep * until 4 sts remain, cs in the next st, tks in the last 3 sts, RetP.
Row 7 – 12: Tks across, RetP.
Row 13: Tks in the next 6 sts, *cs in the next st, tks in the next 7 sts*; Rep * across, RetP.
Row 14 – 19: Tks across, RetP.
Row 20: Rep Row 6.
Row 21 – 26: Tks across, RetP.
Row 27: Rep Row 13.
Row 28 – 33: Tks across, RetP.
Row 34: Rep Row 6.
Row 35: Tks across, RetP.
Row 36: Sl st bind off. Do not fasten off. Continue with the finishing part of the pattern.
Add a single crochet border, making sure to put 3 sc in each corner of your square. Fasten off and weave in all ends. Block square using your preferred method.
You are all done!
It is not too late to join the CAL. You can still catch up! Check out all the squares shared for this crochet-a-long in Arunima’s blog.
To download the PDF copy of CONE TUNISIAN SQUARE and my other patterns, please visit my Ravelry shop.
I would love to see your Cone Tunisian Square! Please tag me @stringsandcuddles and use these hashtags, #stringsandcuddles #stringsandcuddlesdesigns, and #ConeTunisianSquare so I could see and share it too!
Please don’t hesitate to reach out with questions regarding this pattern.
As always, stay safe and happy crocheting!
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3 thoughts on “CONE TUNISIAN SQUARE”
The written instructions for the cone stitch don’t match the photo instructions.
The text on the photo says to pull up five loops: current and four preceding rows.
The written instructions say to pull up a loop in the current row, THEN five loops.
In both cases the last step is to pull through five loops, and the photo shows five loops, so I think the written instructions are incorrect.
*** insert hook into next stitch as for Tunisian knit stitch, pull up a loop, insert hook and pull up a loop (to the height of the current row) into each stitch of the current and the 4 previous rows below, yarn over and pull through 5 loops on the hook. ***
I think it should be
*** insert hook into next stitch as for Tunisian knit stitch, pull up a loop, insert hook and pull up a loop (to the height of the current row) into each stitch of the 4 previous rows below, yarn over and pull through 5 loops on the hook. ***
thanks! Looking forward to trying this
Thanks for catching that up. Let me check and make the necessary changes.