Stitch and Hustle Picot Blog Hop!

Tunisian Crochet With Mohair?

Yes Please!

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Oh picot! How I love thee as a dainty edge. This lovely piece is part of the Stitch and Hustle Picot Blog Hop! There are some amazing free patterns all using the picot stitch. This hop is sponsored by We Crochet. A great site dedicated to all things crochet! Check it out. Scroll for the free pattern right on this page. Don’t want to scroll?

Check other designs linked at the end. All FREE!

The picot is an underrated stitch. There are so many ways you can use it.

Meet the Hayloft Capelet. She came into to being because I’m a little competitive, but with myself. If you want to get me to try something new, tell me I can’t do it. Tunisian crochet with fingering weight? I did it. Yarn weight shouldn’t keep you from making something awesome. Oh Natalie, you can’t tunisian crochet with Mohair. Oh yeah? Watch me. You can do it too.

In Progress Hayloft Capelet

How do you feel about Mohair? Now don’t get scared. If I can do it, you can do it. I used Hawthorne Fingering and Aloft Mohair from We Crochet. There are so many color combo possibilities.

The yarn combination makes for the lightest and warmest piece. I know those two things don’t usually go together. The mohair is the ticket. If you have a sensitivity to mohair don’t worry, you can always use fingering weight as a substitute like Kayla below.



This pattern assumes basic knowledge of simple Tunisian Crochet stitches, increasing and binding off. The mohair is held double. Yardage reflects this. To avoid ends, do not cut the yarn between color changes. Colors will be carried up the side by dropping and picking up colors when needed.  

Changing colors: On the last pull through drop old color, yo with new color and pull through.

Each row has a standard RetP: Ch1, *yo, pull through two loops* across.

Gauge: 14 sts x 16 rows Tss = 4”x 4” unblocked



A: We Crochet Hawthorne Fingering, 80% Superwash Fine Highland Wool.

20% Polyamide -Color Rockaway Tonal Hand Paint. 357 yards/100 grams/326 meters

B: Aloft Lace Weight, 72% Super Kid Mohair; 28% Silk – Color Kenai. 260 yards/25 grams/238 meters

Approximate Yardage: A: 357 yards/326 meters. B: 520 yards/476 meters           

Tunisian Crochet hook J (6.0 mm)  with 36 to 48 in. cord or hook to obtain gauge

Yarn needle, Tape measure

Approximate Measurements: 14 in/35.56 cm x 30 in/76.2 cm wide, flat. Blocked


                            Ch = chain(s)                                                   Rep = Repeat

                            Ea = each                                                          RetP = Return pass

                            Fhdc = Foundation half double crochet          St(s) = Stitch(es)

                            M1 = make one increase                                  Tss = Tunisian simple stitch

                             Rem = Remain(ing)                                                    

Special Stitches:

M1 – Increase one stitch by inserting your hook in the back bump of the previous return ch, pull up a loop.

Picot – Ch3, sl st to to sc at the base of ch.

Fdhc  –

1.    Chain 3. Yarn over, insert hook in 3rd chain from hook, yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook)  

2.    Yarn over and draw through 1 loop 

3.    Yarn over and draw through 3 loops—1 foundation half double crochet with chain at bottom  

4.    Yarn over, insert hook under the 2 loops of the chain at the bottom of the stitch just made, yarn

over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook)  

5.    Yarn over and draw through 1 loop (1 chain made), (yarn over and draw through 3 loops)

6.    Repeat steps 4 and 5



Row 1: With A, Fhdc 99, ch1. Starting at the base of the ch1, pull up a loop in ea st.

( Alternative: Ch 100, pull up a loop in the 2nd ch and ea rem ch.)—100 sts

Row 2-3: Tss all sts, change to B.

Row 4-5: Tss all sts, change to A.

Row 6-21: Rep rows 2-5.

M1 increase

Row 22: Tss all sts.

Row 23: Tss 9, M1, [Tss 2, M1] until last 12 sts, Tss 12, change to B.—140 sts

Row 24-25: Tss all sts, change to A.

Row 26-27: Tss all sts, change to B.

Row 28-29: Tss all sts, change to A.

Row 30: Tss all sts.

Row 31: Tss 9, M1, [Tss 3, M1] until last 13 sts, Tss 13, change to B.—180 sts

Row 32-33: Tss all sts, change to A.

Row 34-35: Tss all sts, change to B.

Row 36-37: Tss all sts , change to A.

Row 38: Tss all sts.

Row 39: Tss 10, M1, [Tss 4, M1] until last 13 sts, Tss 13, change to B.—220 sts

Row 40-55: Tss all sts, changing colors every two rows, ending on B. Do not change color.

Row 56: In the vertical bars, Sc 1, picot, [sc 4, picot] until the end. Cut the yarn, leaving a tail long enough to seam.


Wet block before seaming, do not stretch.

Fold piece in half. Mattress stitch side seam from top to bottom. Cut yarn, weave in ends.

Blog Hop Participants

Briana K Designs Picot Crochet Shawl Free Pattern

Crystalized Designs KoKo Cocoon Cardigan

Joy of Motion Crochet Diagonal Sunset Wrap

ACCROchet Boxed in

Sincerely Pam Contessa Cropped Pullover Simple Crochet Baby Bonnet

Oombawka Design Crochet September Mandala

The Loopy Lamb Picot Me Up Ear Warmer and Cowl Set

Underground Crafter Sleepy Sunrise Amigurumi

The Stitchin’ Mommy Tropical Sunset Fingerless Mitts

M2H Designs Josephine Cloche

Stitch & HustleStitch & Hustle Atlantic Waves Shawl

Moogly Blog Picot Trip Cowl

2 Bossay Knits Citrus Wrap

5 Little Monsters Picot Edge Scarf



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