The Seeded Wishbone Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #245

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the seeded wishbone stitch. This stitch creates an interesting knitting pattern with a lot of texture. The seed wishbone stitch would be great for hat, scarves, and sweater detailing!

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Materials Used

Merino Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 12 sts

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Panel of 12 sts

  • Row 1: (Right side): P2, sl next 3 sts to dpn and hold in back, k1, then p1, k1, p1 from don; sl next st to dpn and hold in front, k1, p1, k1, then k1 from dpn; p2.
  • Row 2: K2, (p1, k1) 3 times, p2, k2.
  • Row 3: P2, (k1, p1) 3 times, k2, p2.
  • Row 4: K2, (p1, k1) 3 times, p2, k2.
  • Row 5: P2, (k1, p1) 3 times, k2, p2.
  • Row 6: K2, (p1, k1) 3 times, p2, k2.
  • Row 7: P2, k1, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2.
  • Row 8: K2, p1, k1, p3, k1, p2, k2.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Seeded Wishbone Stitch Right Side

Example of the Seeded Wishbone Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Seeded Wishbone Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Seeded Wishbone Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)

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