What is Tunisian knitting?
Tunisian crochet or Afghan crochet is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook, often with a stopper on the handle end, called an Afghan hook. It is sometimes considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting. As such, some techniques used in knitting are also applicable in Tunisian crochet.
Does Tunisian crochet take longer?
A Tunisian Simple Stitch stitch takes . 4 seconds longer to make than a traditional double crochet stitch (US single crochet), but that slightly slower speed could very well be eliminated and reversed if I had chosen to crochet the 255 stitches in the Tunisian swatch on a bigger hook.
Is Tunisian stitch a yarn eater?
Yarn Eater Reputation
Tunisian crochet will generally use more yarn than knitting or crochet. However the texture that you can get in the fabric is nothing like either craft so you need to keep that in mind.