Need free bobble stitch crochet patterns? You are in the right place. Check out this fun Tunisian crochet bobble stitch heart square pattern!
This is a fun square pattern for a free blanket crochetalong being hosted by Heather from The Unraveled Mitten. I’ve written out a bigger square version here but you can head over to Heather’s Blanket CAL page here to check out the modification for the crochetalong blanket! She has also shared a modification for the bobble section if you prefer working a simpler stitch, she has substituted the heart section with the Tunisian purl stitch.
Of all the Tunisian crochet stitches I think the bobble stitch is one of my favorite stitches because it adds such fun texture to Tunisian crochet patterns! If you love the crochet bobble stitch you should give this Tunisian crochet version a try, it’s so fun to do!
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About the Pattern:
This pattern is for a Tunisian bobble stitch pattern for a free crochet heart pattern. Lately, I have been designing lots of crochet square patterns because they are just so fun and since I’ve been contributing to a few crochetalongs. Using this free crochet heart square pattern, you could easily make a crochet heart square blanket.
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Contrast Color (CC): Caron Simply Soft in Autumn Maize or Gold 214 yards (Size 4 worsted weight yarn; 170g/6 oz, 315 yd/288 m; 100% acrylic)
H8 5.0 mm Tunisian crochet with a 24 in. cord grab my favorite Denise Interchangeables set here
- Gauge is 5 sts over 4 rows in Tunisian simple stitch for a 1 x 1 in. square with Jeans yarn using 5.0 mm hook.
- The finished size of the square laid flat is 12 x 12 inches
This pattern is for a fun Tunisian crochet colorwork heart themed square. It’s the perfect square to practice the Tunisian bobble stitch!
- This pattern uses a few Tunisian crochet techniques. Use the following video tutorials as needed:
- 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 unless a color change is needed.
- Return Pass Instructions: Ch 1, *yarn over, pull through two loops; repeat from * until 1 loop remains on the hook.
- Note for left-handed crocheters: you would need to follow the written instructions backwards, and follow the chart from left to right instead of right to left
MC: Main Color
CC: Contrast Color
Tss: Tunisian simple stitch
Sc: Single crochet
RetP: Return Pass -Explained above
Tbo: Tunisian Bind Off
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Row 1 (Foundation Row): With MC pick up a loop in the back bump of each chain. Complete normal RetP. (60 sts).
Rows 2 to 12: Tss across. (60 sts)
Follow the written instructions below for the colorwork part as written below. Complete all CC stitches as Tunisian bobble stitches.
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Rows 1 to 12: (MC) x 60
Row 13: (MC) x 29, (CC) x 1, (MC) x 30
Row 14: (MC) x 28, (CC) x 3, (MC) x 29
Row 15: (MC) x 27, (CC) x 5, (MC) x 28
Row 16: (MC) x 26, (CC) x 7, (MC) x 27
Row 17: (MC) x 25, (CC) x 9, (MC) x 26
Row 18: (MC) x 24, (CC) x 11, (MC) x 25
Row 19: (MC) x 23, (CC) x 13, (MC) x 24
Row 20: (MC) x 22, (CC) x 15, (MC) x 23
Row 21: (MC) x 21, (CC) x 17, (MC) x 22
Row 22: (MC) x 20, (CC) x 19, (MC) x 21
Row 23: (MC) x 20, (CC) x 19, (MC) x 21
Row 24: (MC) x 21, (CC) x 8, (MC) x 1, (CC) x 8, (MC) x 22
Row 25: (MC) x 22, (CC) x 6, (MC) x 3, (CC) x 6, (MC) x 23
Row 26: (MC) x 23, (CC) x 4, (MC) x 5, (CC) x 4, (MC) x 24
Row 27: (MC) x 24, (CC) x 2, (MC) x 7, (CC) x 2, (MC) x 25
Rows 28 to 40: (MC) x 60
Check gauge and count stitches. You should have 60 sts and your gauge should remain the same.
Bind off, leave a 6 in. tail and weave in all loose ends.
Complete a Sc border as follows:
With right side of square facing you, join CC into top corner and ch 2. Sc into same st and continue sc around (60 sts along top and bottom edges and 40 sts along the sides), complete (sc, ch1, sc) into corner sts. Steam block your finished piece to reduce the curl.
You are done! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]
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