The Sea Foam Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the sea foam stitch. This stitch combines multiple yarn overs and simple garter stitch to create a visually interesting fabric. The sea foam stitch is a great way to add texture and a delicate feel to afghans, shawls and pillows.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
yo
Yarn Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 6

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 6

  • Row 1: K6, *[yo] twice, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] four times, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] 2 times, k6; repeat from *to end
  • Row 2: Knit, dropping all yarn overs from needle.
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Knit
  • Row 5: K1, *[yo] twice, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] 4 times, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] 2 times, k6; rep from * to last 5sts, [yo] twice, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] 4 times, k1, [yo] 3 times, k1, [yo] 2 times, k1.
  • Row 6: Knit, dropping all yarn overs from needle.
  • Row 7: Knit
  • Row 8: Knit

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

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