Seed Stitch Knitting Pattern Swatch

This vintage Seed Stitch Pattern gets its name from the raised bumps from your purl stitches resemble seeds. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a classic reversible pattern, great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, sweaters, and knit neckties. Learn the easiest way to knit it up without needing to keep track of your right and wrong sides of your work.

Along with up-close photos of my Seed Stitch knitting samples, you’ll find links to all the techniques, a printable written pattern, knitting chart, and video tutorial in this post. This pattern is also found on page 9 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book!

Seed Stitch Pattern with Studio Knit


CLOSER LOOK at the Seed Stitch Pattern

The Seed stitch is a reversible pattern, meaning that both sides of your work, the Right and Wrong sides, are identical.

Close-Up of Texture of the Seed Knit Stitch Pattern for Beginning Knitters with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


KNITTING MATERIALS

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

Materials to Knit Stitch Pattern Written Instructions with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOKS

Knit Stitch Pattern Book with Seed Stitch and Garter Ribbing Stitch Patterns


HOW TO KNIT THE SEED STITCH

The 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.

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Watch Step-by-Step Video Tutorial


Seed Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Seed Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

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

The Seed Knit Stitch Pattern is a 2-Row Repeat, Reversible pattern.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: An Odd Number of Stitches

  1. Row 1: (Right Side) * K1, P1 *, K1
  2. Row 2: (Wrong Side) K1, * P1, K1 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: An Odd Number of Stitches

  1. Row 1: (Right Side) * K1, P1 *, K1
  2. Row 2: * P1, K1 *, P1

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 2 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

2-Row Repeat

Lies 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 Seed Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial


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Seed Knit Stitch Pattern for Beginning Knitters with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

How to Knit the Seed Stitch Pattern with Studio Knit