Seed-Pearl Block Stitch [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

Photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a subtle square pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit Sailor’s Rib Pattern, learnknittingonline.com" and a back side photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a subtle square belowIn this article, you will discover how the Seed-Pearl Block Stitch Pattern produces a simple, understated pattern that is suitable for almost any knitting project.

Above all, the horizontal and vertical arrangement of the purl “dots” gives the fabric a subtle square effect.

That is to say, this makes it ideal for replacing stockinette stitches in any of your knitting projects.

In addition, another thing that is particularly great with this Seed-Pearl Block Stitch is that it can also be worked crosswise.

Hence, this is perfect for when you are knitting garments sideways.

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 2 - Confident Beginner Knitters

Techniques Needed for Seed-Pearl Block Stitch

Abbreviation                       Description                               Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                              Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                            Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                              Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                            Purl Stitch English Style

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Multiple of 8 sts plus 1.

Row 1 (WS): Purl

Row 2: P1, * k1, p1; rep from *

Row 3: Purl

Row 4: Knit

Row 5: Purl

Row 6: P1, * k7, p1; rep from *

Row 7: Purl

Row 8: Knit

Row 9: Purl

Row 10: P1, * k7, p1; rep from *

Row 11: Purl

Row 12: Knit

Lastly, repeat Rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length

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