Here is a fun Tunisian crochet colorwork crochet square project to get you in the mood for spring! I have the perfect crochet flower pattern for you! This Tunisian Orchid Square is a quick make to give you all the spring vibes!
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Tunisian Crochet Pattern – Crochet Orchid Square:
C- Cream– Knit Picks/We Crochet Official Mighty Stitch in Cream (50 yards) (208 yds/100 grams; 20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
I- Ivy – Knit Picks/We Crochet Official Mighty Stitch in Ivy ( 6 yards) (208 yds/100 grams; 20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
W – Wisteria – Knit Picks/We Crochet Official Mighty Stitch in Wisteria (6 yards) (208 yds/100 grams; 20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
F – Fairy Tale – Knit Picks/We Crochet Official Mighty Stitch in Fairy Tale (6 yards) (208 yds/100 grams; 20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
M- Mulberry- Knit Picks/We Crochet Official Mighty Stitch in Mulberry (7 yards) (208 yds/100 grams; 20% superwash wool, 80% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
G- Gold– Lily Sugar N Cream in Yellow (5 yards) (4 oz/ 113 g; 200 yds/184 m; 100% acrylic; size 4 worsted weight)
Size K US 10 (6.5 mm) Tunisian crochet hook with a 12 in. Cord. Check out my favorite set of Tunisian crochet hooks (Clover Takumi) here.
About the Pattern
Gauge is 17 st. over 14 rows in Tunisian Simple Stitch for a 4×4 in. square in Tunisian Simple Stitch for a 4×4 in. square
The finished square size is 8 in. wide by 9 in. in length. You can omit rows 3 to 6 to keep the length to 8 in. to match the other squares in the ongoing In Bloom Spring Blanket CAL.
This pattern is for a spring floral-theme colorwork Tunisian crochet square that you work bottom-up using size 4 worsted weight yarn in contrasting colors. The crochet flower pattern is inspired by an orchid.
This pattern uses a few Tunisian crochet techniques. Use the following video tutorials for assistance:
- Foundation Row and Tunisian Simple Stitch
- How to Tunisian Crochet with Two Colors
- How to complete Tunisian Crochet Bind Off
- How to single crochet
Pattern rows are Forward pass instructions.
The following instructions are implied:
- The loop already on the hook at the beginning of the row counts as the first st.
- Always Tunisian simple stitch in the last st of the row, being sure to work under both loops of the st.
Return Pass: Follow the foundation row and each row with the Return Pass in the same color.
Return Pass Instructions: Ch 1, *yarn over, pull through two loops; repeat from * until 1 loop remains on the hook.
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sc: Single crochet
Tss: Tunisian simple stitch
RetP: Return Pass -Explained above
Colors: C-Cream I – Ivy W – Wisteria F- Fairy Tale M –Mulberry G – Gold
Ch 34 with Col A
Ch 34 with C
Row 1 (Foundation Row): Pick up a loop in the back bump of each chain. Complete normal RetP. (34 sts)
Rows 2 to 29: Complete the following in TSS. The stitch count should be 34 at the end of each row. If you would like an 8 x 8 in. square to match the rest of the squares in the CAL, omit rows 3 to 6.
Row 2: C11, I, C22
Row 3: C11, I, C10, W, F, M, W, C8
Row 4: C11, I, C10, F, G, F, M, C8
Row 5: C11, I, C10, W, F, M, W, C8
Row 6: C11, I, C9, W, C, W2, C9
Row 7: C11, I, C6, W3, C13
Row 8: C11, I, C5, W, M, F, M, W, C12
Row 9: C11, I, C4, W, M, F, G, F, M, W, C11
Row 10: C11, I, C4, W, M, F, G, F, M, W, C11
Row 11: C11, I, C5, W, M, F, M, W, C12
Row 12: C11, I, C6, W, F, W, C13
Row 13: C11, I, C7, W, C14
Row 14: C11, I, C2, W5, C15
Row 15: C11, I, C, W2, M3, W, C15
Row 16: C11, I, C, W, M, F3, M, W, C14
Row 17: C11, I, C, W, M, F, G, F2, M, W, C13
Row 18: C11, I, C, W, M2, F, G, F, M, W, C13
Row 19: C11, I, C, W, M2, F3, M, W, C13
Row 20: C11, I, C2, W, M4, W, C14
Row 21: C11, I, C, M, C, W4, C15
Row 22: C11, W, M, F, M, W, C18
Row 23: C10, W, M, F, G, F, M, W, C17
Row 24: C9, W2, M, F, G, F, M, W, C17
Row 25: C9, W2, M2, F, M2, W, C17
Row 26: C9, W3, M3, W3, C16
Row 27: C11, W5, C18
Row 28: C12, W3, C19
Row 29: C34
Do not bind off. Leaving a 6 in. tail for all colors cut yarn EXCEPT CREAM. Weave in all ends. With the right side of the square facing you, join Ivy yarn and sc evenly around making sure to do (sc, ch1, sc) into corners. Sl st into first st. Weave in all loose ends. Optional: Steam block for a smoother finish. You can find a full steam blocking tutorial here.
You are done! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]
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