Learn how to crochet the Tunisian diagonal eyelet stitch in the step by step video tutorial below. This stitch is what's used in the Stay at Home Pocket Shawl Pattern!
This Tunisian crochet diagonal eyelet stitch tutorial is part of a collaboration with Lion Brand Yarns. This post contains affiliate links.
This Tunisian crochet stitch made with diagonal eyelets is both modern and delicate--and quite simple to crochet! Because the eyelets lighten things up a bit, the resulting fabric is has fantastic drape and visual interest.
New To Tunisian Crochet?
If you're a complete Tunisian crochet beginner, don't fret! I've got a video tutorial just for you. Check out the Absolute Basics of Tunisian Crochet to learn:
• What hooks you'll need (and how to substitute a standard crochet hook!)
• How to choose a yarn + hook combo
• How to crochet the basic Tunisian stitch
• How to change colors
• The best projects for beginners
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Tunisian Diagonal Eyelet Video Tutorial
Okay, so assuming you've got those basic skills handled, let's learn how to crochet the diagonal eyelet stitch! Watch the video tutorial and follow along with the written instructions below if you'd like. (TIP: You'll need to disable any ad-blockers you have running to view the video properly.)
Links Mentioned in the Video:
• The Stay at Home Pocket Shawl - free pattern
• The Stay at Home Pocket Shawl - printable PDF
• Tunisian Crochet for Absolute Beginners - video tutorial
• Lion Brand Wool-Ease yarn (color pictured: Antler)
• Stay at Home Pocket Shawl Kit
Related: Design Your Own Project with These Easy Blanket Stitches
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Abbreviations (US Terms):
ch – chain
FwdP - forward pass
rep – repeat
RS – right side
st(s) – stitch(es)
Tslst - Tunisian slip stitch
tss – Tunisian simple stitch
yo – yarn over
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over
STss – Special Tunisian Simple Stitch: insert hook under vertical bar and under adjacent top horizontal bar.
TssE – Tunisian Simple Stitch Eyelet: insert hook under vertical bar of previous row’s yarn over.
• Stitch multiple = 4 + 1
• To replicate swatch in video:
Foundation Row: Ch 25. Pick up a loop from back bump in second ch from hook and in each ch to end, leaving all loops on hook. Work standard return pass.
Row 2: Tss 1, *yo, sk next st, Stss 1, Tss 2; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, sk next st, Tss 1, work end st. Return.
Row 3: *Yo, sk next st, TssE under eyelet bar, Tss 2; rep from * to last 4 sts, yo, sk next st, TssE 1, Tss 1, work end st. Return.
Row 4: TssE under eyelet bar, Tss 2, *yo, sk next st, TssE under eyelet bar, Tss 2; rep from * to last st, work end st. Return.
Row 5: Tss 2, *yo, sk next st, TssE under eyelet bar, Tss 2; rep from * to last 2 sts, yo, sk next st, work end st. Return.
Row 6: Tss 1, *yo, sk next st, TssE under eyelet bar, Tss 2; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, sk next st, TssE 1, work end st. Return.
Rep Rows 3-6 until desired length is reached.
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More Free Tunisian Crochet Patterns
If you love Tunisian crochet as much as we do around here, you'll definitely want to check out the Brushland Wrap, the Mercantile Cardigan and the Brick Stitch Cowl. You can always find all our free Tunisian crochet patterns here!