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Sea Foam Wave Drop Stitch Knitting Pattern

Sea Foam Wave Drop Stitch Knitting Pattern

Learn the Sea Foam Wave Stitch Knit Pattern with free knitting pattern and video tutorial. My recent tutorial on the regular Drop Stitch Garter Knit Pattern became instantly popular! Let’s turn it up a notch and create this beautiful ocean-inspired pattern simply by varying the number of yarn overs.

With an 8-row repeat, this airy summertime knitting pattern can be created into a wide variety of projects like scarves, cowls, shawls, blankets – even sweaters! It’s a great knitting pattern for your Summer Knitting because it has wonderful breathability. If you knit with just one color, it is also reversible.

Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial by Studio Knit.


WATCH SEA FOAM WAVE STITCH VIDEO INTRO
Find full stitch-by-stitch video + pattern below


SHAPING AND BLOCKING Sea Foam Wave Stitch

You will want to sort of shape your wave pattern a little bit, you’ll definitely want to take control of that yarn, those yarn overs, and pull them into shape. Depending on the type of yarn that you use, you might want to block. I lightly steamed mine because this is cotton yarn, to really make those waves stand out and have my yarn overs lie as flat as possible.

Learn How to Knit the Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial with Studio Knit.


KNITTING TECHNIQUES

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• YO = Yarn Over
How to Change Yarn Color
Bind Off
Weave in Yarn Tails
• ST = Stitches


KNITTING MATERIALS

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My sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weighted cotton yarn. Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project.

Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
Knitting Needles, sized appropriately for your yarn
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Materials - Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial by Studio Knit.


Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial by Studio Knit.

Sea Foam Wave Drop Stitch Knitting Pattern

Yield: Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

The Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch is an 8-Row Repeat pattern.

Materials

  • Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
  • Knitting Needles, sized appropriately for your yarn

Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 10 + 6

  1. Row 1:  Knit All
  2. Row 2: K6, * YO 1x, K1, YO 2x, K1, YO 3x, K1, YO 2x, K1, YO 1x, K6 * (Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks)
  3. Row 3: K6, * Drop 1 St, K1, Drop 2 St, K1, Drop 3 St, K1, Drop 2 St, K1, Drop 1 St, K6 *
  4. Row 4: Knit All
  5. Row 5: Knit All (if you wish to change yarn colors, do so on this row)
  6. Row 6: K1, * YO 1x, K1, YO 2x, K1, YO 3x, K1, YO 2x, K1, YO 1x, K6 * (repeat pattern within asterisks, ending your last repeat with K1)
  7. Row 7: K 1, * Drop 1 St, K1, Drop 2 St, K1, Drop 3 St, K1, Drop 2 St, K1, Drop 1 St, K6 * (repeat pattern within asterisks, ending your last repeat with K1)
  1. Row 8: Knit All

Repeat Rows 1 – 8 until your piece is the length you desire, then Bind Off

Notes

Knitting Techniques

  • Slip Knot 
  • CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  • K = Knit Stitch 
  • YO = Yarn Over
  • How to Change Yarn Color
  • Bind Off
  • Weave in Yarn Tails
  • ST = Stitches

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I hope you are inspired to give this Sea Foam Wave Stitch Knitting Pattern a try. It’s really fun once you get the hang of those eight simple rows. Make sure to check out all of my knit stitch patterns. I also have a really great summer knit series going on, so make sure to check those out, as well.

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