Tunisian Crochet Lace Summer Scarf Tutorial

This week on my regular series, Ask Me Monday I shared the new Clover Takumi Interchangeable Tunisian Hook Set, PLUS showed how to work the Tunisian Crochet Lace Stitch and Purl Bind-off used to make this, easy-breezy Summer scarf.

Tunisian Crochet Lace Scarf: Watch the episode here!

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How to Make the Tunisian Crochet Lace Scarf

Sorbet Scarf
Tunisian Lace Summer Accessory

MATERIALS
Clover Takumi Interchangeable Tunisian Hook Set (from which I used Size L and K hooks, and the 36” cord.)
1 Ball, Freia Handpaints Ombre Sport (100% wool; 217 yds), in color: Flame
Clover Tapestry Needle

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx 3 1/2”/9cm wide x 54”/137 cm circumference

GAUGE
15 sts x 8 rows = 4”/10 cm in Tunisian Lace Stitch on larger hook

DIRECTIONS
Using larger hook and 36”/91 cm cord, ch 209.

Tunisian Crochet Lace Scarf Tutorial | Foundation Row

Foundation Row
Forward: Pick up a loop in each ch all the way across. — 209 sts.
Backward: Ch 1, *YO, pull through 2 loops; rep from * to end.

Row 1 (Purl edging):
Forward: With yarn forward, insert hook into vertical bar, YO, scoop yarn to create purl bump. Repeat this process across.
Backward: Ch 1, *YO, pull through 2 loops; rep from * to end.

Need a refresher on the Foundation Row and Purl Stitch Techniques? Watch the last episode of Ask Me Monday here.

Row 2 (Simple Lace Stitch):
Forward: With yarn backward, insert hook into vertical bar, pull through loop to create stitch. Repeat across.
Backward: Ch 2, *YO, pull through FOUR loops, ch 2; repeat to last 2 sts, ch 1, YO, pull through 2.

Rows 3:
Forward: With yarn backward, insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull through loop to create stitch. From here, *pick up stitches in the ch before, the loop created from stitch bunch, and the chain after; repeat to last st, pick up stitch in first ch of beginning ch-2.
Backward: Ch 2, *YO, pull through FOUR loops, ch 2; repeat to last 2 sts, ch 1, YO, pull through 2.– 209 sts.

Rows 4-6: Repeat Row 3.

Row 7: Picking up sts in the same manner as previous rows, repeat Row 1.

Binding off Purl-wise
This row DOES NOT have a Backward pass.
Pick up first purl stitch as for row before, YO, pull through two loops, *pick up next purl stitch, pull through two loops; repeat to last st. Fasten off, leaving tail for seaming.

FINISHING
Using tail and tapestry needle, seam two short ends.

Weave in ends.

Block piece.

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