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Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern is an easy texture of a Stockinette background punctuated with diagonal rows of the Seed Stitch.

This 6-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy-level project with a simple combination of knits and purls. It is a great choice for knitting up impressive blankets, cowls, dishcloths, and more.

Keep reading to get all your materials, techniques, and free written pattern instructions to knit this pattern both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles. This stitch pattern is also on page 32 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book

Diagonal Seed Knit Stitch Pattern in white yarn on knitting needle.

CLOSER LOOK at the Diagonal Seed Stitch Pattern

This pattern texture features seed stitch rows on a swath of smooth stockinette. This is not a reversible pattern because the right side of the work displays the design, but the wrong (back) side does not. 

Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern Right and Wrong Sides

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KNITTING MATERIALS

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The Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern

HOW TO KNIT THE DIAGONAL SEED STITCH

The Diagonal Seed Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.

Close-up of the Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Patter

KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOK

Find the Diagonal Seed Stitch on page 32 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

Knit Stitch Pattern Book with Tile Squares and Diagonal Seed Stitch

Swatch of textured Diagonal Seed Stitch swatch in white yarn on a knitting needle

Diagonal Seed Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Diagonal Seed Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern is an easy texture of a Stockinette background punctuated with diagonal rows of the Seed Stitch.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 6

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P1, K5 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): * P4, K1, P1 *
  3. Row 3: * K2, P1, K3 *
  4. Row 4: * P2, K1, P3 *
  5. Row 5: * K4, P1, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * K1, P5 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 6

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P1, K5 *
  2. Row 2: * K1, P1, K4 *
  3. Row 3: * K2, P1, K3 *
  4. Row 4: * K3, P1, K2 *
  5. Row 5: * K4, P1, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * K5, P1 *

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 6 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

6-Row Repeat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART


Diagonal Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart

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