The Seed Stitch

Stitch Description

The seed stitch is a classic knitting pattern great for beginners. Similar to the 1×1 rib stitch, this stitch creates a bumpy textured fabric by offsetting the second row. This staggering gives the seed stitch it’s unique look. The durable fabric is perfect for washcloths, scarves, and sweaters.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: *P1, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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