Seed Stitch

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Seed Stitch - Stitch Sample

One of the easiest reversible stitches, the Seed Stitch is great for any knitting project. It's also a perfect fit for combinations of different stitches to create various ribs, basket weave stitches, diamonds, triangles etc.

Note: Sometimes the Seed Stitch is refered to as Moss Stitch, in which case the Moss Stitch shown on is referred to as Double Moss Stitch.

Difficulty level: Easy


You need a stitch number multiple of 2 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

Work all rows as shown in the chart. Right side rows (1, 3, etc.) are worked from right to left. Wrong side rows (2, 4, etc.) are worked from left to right.

Seed Stitch - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * k1, p1; repeat from * to last st, edge st

Repeat row 1 until you've reached the desired fabric length.