Also known as the Moss Stitch

The Double Seed Stitch is a very simple, beginner friendly stitch that is worked over 2 stitches and 4 rows using only knits and purls. This stitch is also knows as the Moss stitch. Join me as I show you step by step how to create the Double Seed Stitch, a super easy and beautiful stitch.

Below you will find the written directions with a chart, as well as the video tutorial. If you’d like to save this idea for later, there’s a pin for you, as well 🙂

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Difficulty level:

Easy / Beginner

Stitches used:

K: Knit

P: Purl


Double Seed Stitch Pin from Handmade by Stacy J
Here’s a pin for your Pinterest board 🙂

Materials Needed:

Paintbox Yarns – Simply DK (100% Acrylic; 100g / 3.5oz; Light #3 weight); Color #142 Tea Rose

KnitPicks Straight Knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm)

Directions for Double Seed Stitch

For the sample in the YouTube video, I cast on 15

1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end

2 (WS): P1, *k1, p1; rep from * to end

3: Rep row 2

4: Rep row 1

Rep rows 1-4 until desired length is reached, binding off as pattern.

Chart of the Double Seed Stitch from Handmade by Stacy J

Here’s the video tutorial for you:

If you would like a pdf, you can download that below.

Thanks again for visiting! I’m so grateful to have you joining on our yarny adventures.

Stacy J

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