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.

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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Sea Foam Stitch

Example of the Sea Foam Stitch (Click for Larger)


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