23 Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns


23 Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns

Create beautiful cowls, scarves, and even sweaters with these knit seed stitch patterns!

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Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns

Creating an attractive texture in your knitwork doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, with the seed stitch, it becomes as easy as alternating between knit and purl stitches! This collection of patterns is perfect for seed stitch lovers out these.

Even if you've just learned the basics of knitting, free knit patterns in seed stitch are one of the fastest (and most addictive) ways to achieve a modern, professional look to just about any project you have on your knitting needles! With just simple patterns that are easy to memorize, you'll be able to make a piece of fabric that features tiny, seed-like bumps in the work.

You'll discover all new ways of utilizing seed stitch in this collection. From cozy knit sweaters and scarves to jackets and cowls, this selection of patterns will be suitable for knitters of all skill levels. You'll want to pick up your knitting needles and start a new project right away when you see these patterns!

Bonus: Do you need a quick refresher on how to work seed stitch? Then you'll want to check out this video tutorial on how to knit the seed stitch to rediscover the basics. Here's a refresher:
Row 1: (RS) K1, p1
Row 2: (WS) P1, k1

Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns for Cowls and Scarves

Bundle up in chilly winter when you make these beautiful knit patterns for cowls and scarves! From classic designs to fashion-forward looks, these seed stich knitting patterns are definitely worth a try. These patterns won't take you long to make, but will look simply stunning nonetheless. You'll be ready for fall and winter with these knit items. Keep these patterns in mind for any last-minute gifts you need to make, too. Everyone could use a handmade knit accessory!

Chunky Orchid Cowl

If you have bulky weight yarn in a beautiful shade of purple, then you're well on your way to knitting this cowl! It won't take you long to create this accessory.

Bed of Moss Infinity Scarf

It might be winter, but you'll be thinking of spring when you make this beautiful scarf. It's perfect for newer knitters to try.

Gap-tastic Cowl

It won't take much time to make this classic accessory. You can save a little bit of money by making the cowl instead of purchasing a pre-made item, too.

Beginner Snood Knit Pattern

It's a cowl, it's a scarf, it's a...snood! This fashion-forward accessory will definitely turn heads.

Rainbow Pearls Cowl

This knit pattern may look complicated, but it's actually quite easy to make. 

Chunky Seed Stitch Knit Cowl

Warm and cozy as can be, this pattern is perfect for beginners. Advanced knitters will appreciate the ease and simplicity of this pattern, too. 

Seed Stitch Infinity Scarf

Cold weather will be just a distant memory when you get bundled up in this cute and warm scarf!

Big Luxurious Knit Scarf Pattern

Make a statement without saying one word when you wear this gorgeous knit scarf. You'll impress family and friends when you wear this item.

Seed Stitch Sweater Patterns

You'll stay warm and stylish when you add a knit seed stitch sweater to your outfits! The classic knit stitch adds an elegant look to any sweater design and can give the final project a textured look. Although knit sweaters are practically synonymous with winter, you can whip up a few sleeveless numbers for summer, too. Show off your knitting skills all year with these seed stitch sweater patterns!

Bee Lovers Sweater

This is one sweater that's certainly buzzworthy! The unique design of this sweater simply cannot be missed.

Baby Bear Halloween Hoodie

Although this hoodie is perfect for wearing while trick-or-treating, your little one will want to wear it throughout fall.

Walking Bird Cardigan

Featuring a mesmerizing color scheme that is simply unforgettable, this pattern is sure to get a lot of wear for years to come.

Favorite Seed Stitch Pullover

Versatile and colorful as can be, this classic pullover is perfect for a multitude of occasions. You can wear it to a movie date, casual days at the office, or even for a day spent relaxing at home.

Comfy Sweatshirt Sweater

In this pattern, you'll take some of your favorite elements of a sweatshirt and combine it in a knit pattern. This sweater is chic loungewear at its best!

Seed Stitch Baby Set

Seed stitch knitting has never been this adorable! The Seed Stitch Baby Set includes instructions for a matching cardigan and hat pattern for your tiny bundle of joy. Featuring a dazzling star lace yoke, this matching set is sure to be passed down in your family for generations to come.

Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns for Accessories and More

You may be most familiar with the seed stitch when it is used in scarves and sweaters, but it can certainly be used in other item as well! Whether you're looking for the perfect bag, a warm jacket, or even a cozy for your morning cup of joe, you can't go wrong with these seed stitch knitting patterns. These patterns are fun ways to create that is new to you and would also make lovely gift ideas. In addition, some of these knitting patterns use just a small bit of yarn, allowing you to make a dent in your yarn stash.


You've knit blankets and scarves, but what about bags? This easy knitting pattern may just be what you need to try.

Simple Seed Stitch Coaster

Family and friends will love resting their beverage of choice on these handmade knit coasters. This pattern would make a creative gift for a bridal shower or housewarming party, too. 

Autumn Fields Jacket

Stay cozy and warm this fall when you make this gorgeous knit jacket. It uses bulky yarn, so you can brave the autumn chill in style.

Double Seed Stitch Coffee Cozy

Protect your hands from steaming hot coffee with this knit cozy! This pattern would also be a cute gift idea for your child's teacher.

Evergreen Seed Stitch Beanie

Add a dramatic look to your winter gear when you make this gorgeous knit hat. It is perfect for beginners, too.

Seed Stitch Knitted Headband

Say goodbye to bad hair days when you wear this headband! The cute little number can be made in an assortment of colors for greater variety.

Cuddly Seed Stitch Baby Blanket

Welcome the arrival of a little one when you knit this baby blanket. It won't take long to make, especially as the pattern is easy to memorize.

Double Seed Stitch Dishcloth

Washing dishes won't be as much of a chore with these bright and colorful dishcloths at your fingertips!

Black-Eyed Susan Knit Hat

Subtly textured with a whole lot of slouch, this yellow seed stitch hat pattern is the ultimate in warmth and texture. This laid-back knit is sure to become an autumn and winter staple since it's so simple.

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I'm still new to seed stitch, but it's pretty easy! I'll have to give one of these patterns a try


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