Each side is beautifully unique. Everyone will wonder how you did it.
Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | Customized Fit
About this Pattern
If you’re looking for a completely unique project, you’re in the right place. Our reversible Tunisian crochet boot cuffs will not only teach you how to use a double ended crochet hook but it’ll fill your wardrobe with some amazing-looking boot cuffs.
With this project you’ll learn how to use a double pointed crochet hook to Tunisian crochet in the round, a skill you can apply to all sorts of projects. Two strands of yarn are needed to accomplish this and when you use two different yarns, the result is pretty great.
Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you will need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to complete these reversible Tunisian crochet boot cuffs from start to finish.
- Approx 75 yds; Caron Simply Soft; Yarn A
- Approx 50 yds; Red Heart Unforgettable; Yarn B
- 5.5 mm Double-Ended Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle
FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.
Yarn Substitution Resources:
The Ultimate Guide to Substitute Yarn
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This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.
- Approx Approximately
- Ch chain
- Fwd Forward
- Hk Hook
- Prev Previous
- Rem Remain
- Rtn Return
- Slst slip stitch
- St(s) Stitch(es)
- Tss tunisian simple stitch
- YO Yarn Over
With custom fit
No need to measure gauge
Tunisian crochet utilizes a forward pass (fwd) to collect loops on the hook and a return pass (rtn) to work the stitches off the hook. Collectively, these create a single round of the stitch pattern. You will see this reflected in the written instructions.
Before you begin, measure the circumference of your calf about 3 inches below your knee. Refer to this measurement for the starting chain.
You won’t be able to substitute a standard Tunisian crochet hook for this project. To Tunisian crochet in the round, stitches must be worked on one side of the hook and worked off using the other side.
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Round 1: With yarn A, ch any number of sts that measures the same as the calf circumference measurement. Taking care not to twist, join with a slst to first ch to form a ring.
Fwd: *Insert hk in next ch. YO and pull up a loop. Rep from * until approx half the ch rem. Slide loops to opposite end of hk. Add yarn B.
Rtn: With yarn B, YO and pull through first loop. *YO and pull through 2 loops. Rep from * until 3 loops rem.
Repeat: Rep fwd and rtn, once more picking up a loop in the remainder of the chain sts.
Next Round: Fwd: *Tss. Rep from * until approx half the sts rem. Slide loops to opposite end of hook.
Rtn: With yarn B, YO and pull through 2 loops until 3 loops rem.
Repeat: Rep fwd and rtn continuously until work measures 5″ from starting edge, ending on a rtn pass with only 1 loop rem on hk.
Bind off: With yarn A, *Tss and pull new loop through prev loop. Rep from * to end of round. Fasten off and weave in ends.
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