Square 20 of the Tunisian Crochet Blanket CAL of 2022 is designed by Richard Gartland.
This square features Tunisian Simple and Front Post Extended Simple stitches to create a beautiful mosaic pattern.
Disclaimer: Materials provided by KnitPicks, Denise, and Walnut Farm Designs; this post contains affiliate links.
If you are new to the CAL, click here to find all the introductory information for the 2022 CAL including the schedule, supplies, and giveaways.
If you are new to Tunisian crochet, I hosted a CAL in 2020 that was designed to teach Tunisian crochet to beginners. If this one seems advanced, you are welcome to check that out and practice a few basic stitches before you come back to this one.
If you’d like to connect with other people who are participating in this CAL, you are welcome to join my Facebook group by clicking here!
You can follow this Pinterest board to find all the squares and other information related to the CAL in one place.
- January 5 – Square #1
- January 19 – Square #2
- February 2 – Square #3
- February 16 – Square #4
- March 2 – Square #5
- March 16 – Square #6
- March 30 – Square #7
- April 13 – Square #8
- April 27 – Square #9
- May 11 – Square #10
- May 25 – Square #11
- June 8 – Square #12
- June 22 – Square #13
- July 6- Square #14
- July 20 – Square #15
- August 3 – Square #16
- August 17 – Square #17
- August 31- Square #18
- September 14 – Square #19
- September 28 – Square #20 – Scroll down for the details in this post.
- October 12- Square #21
- October 26 – Square #22
- November 9 – Square #23
- November 23 – Square #24
Square #20 – Tunisian Mosaic Square designed by Richard Gartland
Here is the designer’s version of the square.
Here is my square – I made it with 2 colors of the Preciosa Tonal Worsted yarn by KnitPicks.
Scroll down for the link to the free pattern.
The patterns in this CAL will also be available for purchase as a bundle. If you purchase the bundle, you will receive the PDF version of all the squares as they are released (you pay less than a dollar per pattern!). This is a mystery CAL so, if you purchase the bundle, you will NOT receive all the patterns at once. You will receive a new pattern every 2 weeks as the squares are released in the CAL.
Stitches and Techniques
How to read a Tunisian Mosaic Chart
This square is worked flat and features Tunisian Simple Stitches and Front Post Extended Simple Stitches. Here are my notes from when I was working on my square:
- This is an easy block, I have some video tutorials that you can use to understand how to make this square.
- It is important to read the instructions carefully to understand how to read the chart.
- While this square is easy to make, it needs your complete attention since it is easy to mess up the pattern.
Pattern repeats and Adjustments
This pattern is a 10 stitch, 10 row repeat. It is possible to increase the size of the square by adding a border to it. The sized can be reduced by evenly removing stitches from both sides (inside the border).
Helpful Links and Tunisian Crochet Tutorials (Left and Right handed)
- How to change color
- How to make a Tunisian Simple Stitch
- How to make a Front Post Extended Simple Stitch
- How to bind off a Tunisian Crochet project
- How to block a crochet blanket / afghan
- Tunisian crochet hooks’ review
- Tunisian crochet basics
- Tunisian Blanket CAL 2022 Pattern bundle – you will receive a new PDF pattern every 2 weeks as the squares are released in the CAL.
Yardage and Size
My square is 12″ x 12″ in size (along the edges) and used about 145 yards (130 m) of yarn and weighs 1.9 oz (53 gms).
Front and Back
A beginner’s guide to Tunisian Mosaic Crochet
If you are a new to Tunisian Mosaic Crochet and want to try it, this course will be perfect for you! Check out the details on my blog here.
1. I will share two videos from this course on my ad-supported YouTube channel. You can find them here if you’d like to take a look before you make your purchase.
2. The two patterns included in the course will be shared as free patterns on my ad-supported blog after Thanksgiving.
The free pattern
The copyright for each pattern is held by the designer. You may ask for additional resources and tutorials from the designer of the square only. No one else can make a full tutorial of the pattern unless permitted by the designer. I have included my notes and links to my tutorials that I think might be helpful in making the square but those do not supersede the instructions and tutorials provided by the designer.
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