This Irish Moss Knit Stitch Pattern is just so pretty! It is a variation of the Seed Stitch, and has a really great texture… it’s nice and squishy, too!
American Moss is another term used for this pattern.
This knitting project is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series.
What will you create with your new Irish Moss Stitch?
Irish Moss Knit Stitch Pattern
Let’s take a close look at our Irish Moss Knit Stitch Pattern, seeing exactly how those knits and purls are knitted together to make this pretty, simple pattern.
KNITTING TECHNIQUES + ABBREVIATIONS for Irish Moss Stitch
MATERIALS to Knit the Irish Moss Stitch Pattern
My sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn. Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project.
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KNITTING PATTERN for the Irish Moss Stitch
Cast On in Multiples of 2
Row 1: * K1, P1 *
Row 2: * K1, P1 *
Row 3: * P1, K1 *
Row 4: * P1, K1 *
This is such a classic, quick, and beautiful knit stitch.
We knit it in four rows and cast on in multiples of two. And then we repeat the same series of four rows. So, when you are done with row four, begin again on row one!
Knit up a little luck of the Irish