Knitter's Lesson in Tunisian Crochet: Sassy Sunflower Purse
Are you a knitter who has never tried Tunisian (Afghan) crochet? Maybe you don't like to crochet, or maybe you never heard of this technique. I'd like to teach you how to do it!
Tunisian (Afghan) crochet is a cross between knitting and crochet and it forms a lovely fabric that looks as if it's been woven. It's VERY easy and is quick and fun!!
Crocheters have their own established way of doing Tunisian (Afghan) crochet, but since I'm primarily a knitter who dabbles in crochet, I prefer to approach the craft from a knitter's point of view. This pattern includes a "knitter's lesson" in the Tunisian Simple Stitch (TSS).
My "Sassy Sunflower Purse" is a flat construction and the only seams you'll sew are the side seams. The sunflower embellishment is knitted separately and sewn on. If you've never felted before, don't worry! I've included felting instructions. If you have felted knitted pieces before, you're used to seeing the stitch definition disappear. With felted TSS, however,