If you’re looking for free Tunisian crochet patterns for beginners, you are in the right place! I have the perfect crochet square pattern for you that does not require any special hooks. Yes, you read that correctly, you can make this Tunisian crochet square with Just a normal 5.5 mm crochet hook!
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About the Pattern:
Caron Simply Soft – Off White, 100% acrylic worsted weight size 4 yarn, 53 yards (double this if you plan to make a second square for hiding ends)
Lion Brand Jeans – Faded, 100% acrylic worsted weight size 4 yarn, 7 yards
Lion Brand Vel-luxe – Silver, 100% polyester scrap yarn approximately 10 yards
Aunt Lydia’s Metallic Crochet Thread – Silver, 88% Mercerized Cotton, 7% Metallic, Size 10, 0 Lace, 10 yards
Gauge is 5 st. over 4 rows in Tunisian Simple Stitch for a 1×1 in. square
The finished square size laid flat is 8 x 8 in.
This pattern is for a winter-themed Tunisian crochet square that is worked in panels and joined so it does not require a Tunisian crochet hook. Then surface bobble stitches are added using worsted weight yarn and metallic crochet thread to give some fun texture. The whole project can be completed with a regular crochet hook making it the perfect project for Tunisian crochet patterns for beginners!
This pattern uses a few Tunisian crochet techniques. Use the following video tutorials as needed. You can follow along with my Tunisian crochet tutorial for beginners below.
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 TSS 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
Tss: Tunisian simple stitch
Bo: Bobble stitch
Sc: Single crochet
RetP: Return Pass
Ch 7 with Caron Simply Soft yarn.
Row 1 (Foundation Row): Pick up a loop in the back bump of each chain. Complete normal RetP
Row 2: Tss across, normal RetP
Continue Row 2 until the piece measures 8 in. and bind off
Repeat the above instructions 4 more times for a total of 5 panels.
Take two panels and hold them together with right sides facing out and sc panels together using Vel-luxe yarn. Continue joining in this way until all 5 panels are joined together.
Sc around the square with Vel-Luxe yarn – (sc, ch1, sc) into the corners.
Refer to this video tutorial for how to complete the surface bobble stitch.
First and Fifth Panel: Holding Jeans yarn and Metallic crochet thread together. Make bobbles lengthwise. Count three rows up from the foundation row and starting here, make bo into the third st from the right. Skip 1 row and make bo into next row and continue making bo in this pattern until 2 rows remain. Leave a 6 in. tail and cut yarn.
Second and Fourth Panel: Using only the metallic crochet thread, count 2 rows up and make bo in the same pattern as above but stop when there are 3 rows remaining. Leave a 6 in. tail and cut yarn.
Third Panel: Using only the Jeans yarn follow the same pattern as the first panel
Using the Vel-Luxe yarn, sc around the square completing (sc, ch1, sc) into each corner. Leave a 6 in. tail and cut yarn.
Weave in all ends and you’re done!
If you want you can complete a second square using the Caron Simply Soft yarn or equivalent size 4 worsted weight yarn as follows:
Ch 25 and complete sc rows till piece measures 8 in. and join squares with a sl st or sc join (with right sides facing out and all ends on the wrong sides) making sure to do (sc, ch1, sc) into corners.
You are done! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]
Share your finished square with me on social media using the hashtag #tinselbobblessquare and don’t forget to use the #winterwondersquares hashtag to be entered for the giveaway where you can win a 10-pack of Paintbox Yarns and some great patterns!
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This is an original pattern from Noor’s Knits, ©2018 and beyond. Please do not reprint, repost, or sell any parts of this pattern, but feel free to link back to my blog. You are welcome to sell finished items made from this pattern but please kindly link back to my website. Send questions to [email protected]
I have some other great Tunisian crochet patterns available on my blog. Here is another free square pattern you can try: Cozy Cocoa Square pattern. I also have some other free patterns – my Tunisian Sweetheart Scarf or my Tunisian Football Stuffie pattern.