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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 22 March 2023
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781800921269
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 190x246 mm
  • Illustrations: 176
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: £15.99
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Tunisian Crochet Stitch Dictionary


150 essential stitches with actual-size swatches, charts, and step-by-step photos by Anna Nikipirowicz

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Book Description

Tunisian crochet has experienced a great revival in recent years a surge in popularity that is showing no signs of slowing down. Anna Nikipirowicz outlines a wide variety of new and unique stitches in this beautifully produced reference work.

This Tunisian crochet stitch collection offers classic and new stitches, designed to keep needlecrafters of all skill levels occupied for years to come. Tunisian crochet produces a fabric that is similar to a knit but worked on a hook. It’s a lot quicker, combining the best of knitting and crochet, creating a dense, durable fabric.

Packed with 150 stitches for beginner and intermediate to advanced, you can start with basic stitches which are organized into themed sections. With actual-size swatches, you can see straight away if you are getting it right. It also includes charts and step-by-step photo instructions. The Tunisian Crochet Stitch Dictionary is designed to get crochet fans discovering new stitches and creative ways of working crochet.

Table of Contents


About this book

Fans and Shells
Bobbles and Clusters
Relief Stitches
Lace Stitches
Waves and Chevrons

Getting started
Special stitches and techniques
Symbols and abbreviations

About the Author

About Anna Nikipirowicz

Anna Nikipirowicz was taught to knit and crochet as a child by her very talented mother, but without practice, the skills were quickly forgotten. In 2005 she rediscovered her skills and an obsession was born. In 2014 she started designing and selling her patterns, and her designs are regularly featured in craft magazines. Anna is a keen blogger and runs her website www.moochka.co.uk where she shares her love of knitting and crochet. Anna is also a workshop tutor, teaching knitting and crochet across the UK. She has published four books with Search Press, and her Crocheted Wreaths for the Home (Search Press, 2020) is a bestseller.

Anna lives in Hertfordshire with her husband Dave and two cats, Ollie and Brick. 


Customer Review

I am very new to the art of Tunisian crochet and had no idea there were so many different stitches. This lovely book contains 150 from the more well known stitches to some very exciting and unusual ones. It will definitely appeal to those more experienced in Tunisian crochet but will inspire newbies, like me, to continue learning and trying them out.

I like the layout of the book, especially the photos of all the stitched swatches at the beginning so you can easily find what you need. Each stitch has its own entry with written instructions and chart, plus a real life sized photo of how the stitch should look. There is a good basic skills section at the back which has a clear, large font list of the symbols and abbreviations used in the patterns so it is very easy to use.

Customer Review

This book is a joy. I have long wanted to get my teeth into Tunisian crochet and this book has shown me how. There are clear written instructions alongside beautiful, helpful photographs and charts to enable me to tackle a huge array of stitches. There are also clear instructions on how to begin one's Tunisian crochet journey, explaining in simple terms how to begin with the basics. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in crochet.


Tunisian crochet produces a fabric that is similar to a knit but is worked on a hook. It combines the best of knitting and crochet, creating a dense, durable fabric. Tunisian Crochet Stitch Dictionary is a must-have crochet book thats an essential resource for anyone in the crochet and knitting community!

Featuring 150 of the most popular and most used Tunisian crochet stitches, this reference book is filled with step-by-step instructions and coordinating photographs to help you achieve stitch after stitch, from beginner to intermediate to advanced.

From basic stitches, fans, shells, and cables to lace, waves, chevron, and cross stitches, plus embellishments, edgings, and more, a detailed section on essential crochet skills, techniques, and other fundamentals are also included. Additionally, actual-size swatches so you can easily see if youre getting it right and helpful charts are featured, as well as consistent yarn weight being used throughout for easy stitch comparison.

Author Anna Nikipirowicz is a skilled crochet and knit designer, tutor, and author of several crochet books. Her work is regularly featured in Inside Crochet and other craft magazines, and she is also a regular on Yarn Lane TV where she shares her designs and techniques. She teaches Tunisian crochet, crochet, and knitting throughout the UK and abroad, always striving for participants to learn new skills or enhance the ones they already have.

A collection of both classic and new Tunisian crochet stitches, Tunisian Crochet Stitch Dictionary will keep needlecrafters of all skill levels occupied and inspired for years to come.

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