Tunisian Pillow Details
Want to try something new? This Tunisian Knit
pillow is just the decorative accent you've been
looking for and was a big hit at Stitches West this
two-color combinations look neither knit nor
crocheted but create an interesting weave pattern.
We've combined a variety of stripes and solids to
create an interesting and unique pillow.
Learn more about Tunisian Knitting below.
All new (crochet like but easy for the
5 balls of
Aurora 8 (more about yarnshere)
16" square (and coming soon 16" x 5" bolster)
Optional pillow and/or Tunisian crochet hook
Bella Knitting exclusive
Also available in a stunning 3-color combination in
the Home Decor Collection.
What is Tunisian Knitting?
craft is a combination of knitting and
crochet. It uses just one hook but has
stitches on this hook like knitting. Since we
are knitters we abandoned traditional cast on
method and used the Long Tail cast on. The
great thing about Tunisian Knitting is that
it's quick and easy to learn and working with
two colors is easier than with one.
It's a craft with a long history and many
names: Tunisian crochet, Tunisian knitting,
Shepherd's knitting, Scottish knitting,
Irish crochet, Hook knitting, Tunisian
crochet, or Afghan stitch.
Who should try it?
(of course)! We think this is the perfect
first project for young crafters. We've
taught 8 to 10 year olds in less than an
hour. In order to make it easy we've included
step by step photo instructions with your
Why we love it!
First we love
learning something new. We've gone with the
traditional Tunisian Knitting gauge because
we love the woven look. It's doesn't look
knit and it doesn't look crochet either and
both right side and wrong sides are
interesting. Even better, it is easier to
'knit' with two or three colors than it is
with just one.
We've used it in several projects including
scarves for him or her, pillows and even a