Four Peaks Scarf: Tunisian on the Bias
Four Peaks Scarf is a newly remastered, rectangular variation of the L-shaped Five Peaks Shawl. (Five Peaks first appeared in Interweave Crochet magazine, Spring 2010 issue.)
It's easy to use any yarn weight, fiber, amount, and Tunisian hook size. Pictured are both dense wintery wool scarves and breezy summery options.
"Four Peaks" refers to what it's like to start in one corner (a "peak") and then crochet Tunisian rows diagonally to create the remaining three "peaks" of a symmetrical Tunisian rectangle (i.e., a scarf; or...stole, shrug, headband, afghan, and more!). This geometric construction method frees you to do several other promising things with Tunisian crochet.
The eyelet edging is built in to each biasing row for seamless effortless striping. This exciting special effect wouldn't be the same if the edging had to be added later instead.
Four Peaks also introduces the "Tunisian foundation slip stitch." I've discovered that special increase