My Perfectly Purple Shawl is progressing.
I have completed my planned part one in this design as I stitch project.
I last showed this project in my
The link for this particular version of the stitch is in the link above.
After I started stitching, I made a personal variation in my long stitches from what is given in the instructions. I pulled through the first two loops and then the single loop as it felt more natural to my hands. I think I also was able to keep my elongated stitches looking straighter and neater this way. When following a pattern, I always find what works best for me and go with that.
I found video for a very, very similar stitch called
The only difference is an extra yarnover loop on the long post stitch.
is a wonderful site for people who quilt and crochet.
I also found this virtual treasure trove of
That would be one block a week!
I may make this a yearlong project for 2023.
After completing 63 rows of 63 stitches across, I measured my block using my largest quilting square. Since Tunisian crochet has a natural tendency to roll at the beginning rows and the ending row, the ruler allowed me to flatten it and get an accurate measurement. I was very happy to find that my gage is perfect in this block.
I used a Tunisian Crochet Hook size K ~ 6.5 mm.
Here is the front and the back of my block.