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Intro to Tunisian Crochet with Edie Eckman – Virtual

April 23 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm EDT

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Tunisian Crochet is a little bit crochet, a little bit knitting, and a lot of fun! Also known as Afghan Stitch, this hybrid technique uses a special crochet hook to quickly create blankets, placemats, scarfs, and garments. In this introductory class you’ll learn the Tunisian Simple Stitch and the Tunisian Knit Stitch, as well as how to increase and decrease.

Class Time/Location:  April 23, 2023, 1 – 3 p.m. Eastern, on Zoom

Skill Level: Students should be comfortable crocheting a simple chain. If not, see homework below.

Cost: $30 members, $35 non-members.

Class Size: Max 30 students

Deadline to Register: April 21, 2023, at 6 p.m.

Questions:  Email programs@cvfg.org


  • Smooth, light- or medium- color sport, dk or worsted weight yarn
  • Tunisian crochet hooks in size(s) appropriate for your yarn, or an interchangeable crochet hook set. (Note: you’ll need a much larger hook than you usually use with your chosen yarn. For example, I typically use an 8 mm hook with worsted weight yarn.)
  • Scissors


You should be comfortable crocheting a simple chain. If you don’t know how to crochet a chain, please practice that before class. How to crochet a chain (right-handed), (left-handed).

About the Instructor:

Confident crafters are happy crafters! That’s why Edie Eckman teaches, writes, and blogs about crochet and knitting: to help you be successful with every project. With over 25 years of fiber-arts teaching experience, Edie excels at teaching, both in person and in virtual classrooms. Her self-published patterns are always professionally tech edited to ensure accuracy and clarity. She is the author of a number of best-selling books, including The Crochet Answer Book, Around the Corner Crochet Borders, and Learn to Knit Socks. Find her at www.edieeckman.com, and on Facebook, Ravelry, YouTube and Instagram.