Quick Answer: What is a double seed stitch in knitting?

Is Double seed stitch the same as moss stitch?

The difference? Seed stitch involves one row of knit 1, purl 1 followed by one row of purl 1, knit 1, while Moss stitch uses two rows of knit 1, purl 1 before two rows of purl 1, knit 1.

Is Seed stitch hard?


This issue is common to more experienced knitters. When we work on a big project made mostly in seed stitch, we may feel that our hands get tired faster. The reason for that is the fact that we have to move the yarn to the front or to the back of the work after every stitch.

Does seed stitch use more yarn than garter stitch?

Garter also uses more yarn than stockinette to knit up a fabric of the same length and width. Seed stitch [k1,p1; row 2, purl the knit stitches, knit the purl stitches] works up beautifully into a broader, flat fabric that is less elastic than garter stitch.

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