Simple Seed Stitch Knit Pattern

This Simple Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern is a vintage pattern with a Stockinette background punctuated with alternating rows of raised purl seed stitches. This 8-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a simple combination of knits and purls. It’s a great choice for knitting up blankets and pillows with a little pop of texture. Continue reading for all the materials, techniques, and written pattern instructions to knit this pattern both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles.

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Simple Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern


CLOSER LOOK at the Simple Seed Stitch Pattern

This Simple Seed Stitch is not a reversible pattern, so the right side of the work displays the design, but the wrong (back) side does not.

Simple Seed Stitch Right and Wrong Sides


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KNITTING MATERIALS

Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My stitch sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn, along with a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

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HOW TO KNIT THE SIMPLE SEED STITCH

The Simple 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.

Simple Seed Stitch Close-Up

Simple Seed Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Simple Seed Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

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

This Simple Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern is a vintage pattern with a Stockinette background punctuated with alternating rows of raised purl seed stitches.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On in Multiples of 4

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K3, P1 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): Purl All
  3. Row 3: Knit All
  4. Row 4: Purl All
  5. Row 5: * K1, P1, K2 *
  6. Row 6: Purl All
  7. Row 7: Knit All
  8. Row 8: Purl All

Repeat Rows 1 through 8 until your piece is the length you desire.

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On in Multiples of 4

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K3, P1 *
  2. Row 2: Knit All
  3. Row 3: Knit All
  4. Row 4: Knit All
  5. Row 5: * K1, P1, K2 *
  6. Row 6: Knit All
  7. Row 7: Knit All
  8. Row 8: Knit All

Repeat Rows 1 through 8 until your piece is the length you desire.

Notes

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

4-Row Repeat

Curls Up, Does Not Lie Flat

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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

Knitting Chart of the Simple Seed Stitch


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