Tunisian Kaironan Stitch

Have you ever heard of the Kaironan stitch? Until recently neither had I but I do like the stitch and to me it has character. A member sent this stitch to me. To begin chain desired number**hint this stitch works best with an even number of stitches like 10, 12, 22, 48 etc.** Row 1: put loops on (regular Tunisian stitch) Return row: remove loops Row 2: skip one st., put your hook under the vertical thread, yarn over and pull through, one stitch made* yarn over twice but with the hook behind the thread, put your hook under 2 vertical threads, yarn over and close the stitch. * (Make sure to count your stitches, you should end up with the same number of stitches you had before beginning this row) Return row: remove loops Row 3: repeat row 2 but move one stitch over by skipping one stitch. Repeat rows 1 thru 3 for pattern. Most Tunisian stitches are very thick and not very stretchy but this ends up as a sort of holy wavy and very flexible stitch that I think would make a great summer top. Try using 2 or 3 different colors to see what you can come up with. If you want to really be brave, how about using size 10 thread ?

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