The Sea Foam Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #181

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.

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Materials Used

Afghanistan Cashmere

Sourced and spun entirely in Afghanistan, this 100% cashmere yarn is the ultimate in “feel good” yarn. The yarn is spun by Afghan women from their homes and they receive a fair wage for their labor. As a fair trade product, it not only feels good while you are wearing it, but you can feel good knowing that your purchase is helping someone live a better life.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Sea Foam Stitch

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