Is Tunisian Crochet the same as Afghan Stitch?

What are Tunisian crochet hooks for?

Some Tunisian crochet hooks have a hook head on either end. This type of hook is most frequently used when working Tunisian crochet in the round, but can also be useful for colorwork. You may notice that on some hooks, the two heads point in the same direction while on others they point in different directions.

What is Tunisian crochet good for?

What is this? Interchangeable Tunisian crochet hooks are used for working larger project mostly, including afghans, and also for working in the round. You can purchase two sets, or two of the same size hooks and cap each end with them to create large two color projects and graphgans.

Does Tunisian crochet take longer?

A Tunisian Simple Stitch stitch takes . 4 seconds longer to make than a traditional double crochet stitch (US single crochet), but that slightly slower speed could very well be eliminated and reversed if I had chosen to crochet the 255 stitches in the Tunisian swatch on a bigger hook.

Which yarn is best for Tunisian crochet?

Tunisian Crochet and Yarn

Usually a worsted weight acrylic or wool yarn was crocheted with an “afghan hook” smaller than a size I tend to use. (I usually start with a size K/6.5mm hook for medium weight yarns and then go up or down hook sizes from there.)

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