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This is going to be hard to explain without pictures, but I'm going to give it my best shot! You should be able to tell pretty quickly whether you've created a stitch that looks like knitting or something new.
Row 1: chain the desired number of chains, insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, (insert hook into next ch, yo, pull up loop) across. You should have a hook full of loops, just as though it were a knitting needle. DO NOT TURN. Instead, to work off the loops, yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook. Keep doing (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) until there's only 1 loop left.
Row 2: Skip the 1st vertical "bar" at the beginning of the row and insert hook, from front to back, in between the strands of yarn before the next vertical bar, yo, pull up a loop, repeat across the row. DO NOT TURN. To complete the row, yo, pull through 1st loop on the hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on the hook, all the way across until 1 loop remains.
Repeat Row 2 to create a swatch that should look like knitting!
I have tried this stitch several times and I always end up with an uneven edge. I do exactly as the instructions here say to do:
"To complete the row, yo, pull through 1st loop on the hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on the hook, all the way across until 1 loop remains"
but it still ends up looking like I've "lost" a stitch on each row! This must be a simple error on my part, but if anyone else has had and solved this problem, I'd love to know what you did! Response: This is definitely one of the challenges of Tunisian crochet! Be sure you are picking up the same number of loops as you are working across the row, and the last loop you are going to pick up is going to be on the edge (it's not going to be as easy to figure out where to insert the hook as it was on the other stitches along the row). Just keep experimenting and being consistent each go around. Hope this helps, and I will re-post with a video link that I am working on!