Knitting Pattern: Diagonal Seed Stitch Square (Harmony Blanket # 1)

Free knitting pattern: Diagonal Seed Stitch Square in Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn by Underground Crafter | This traveling stitch pattern features the seed stitch. It's the first square in the Harmony Blanket Knit Along featuring 48 free knitting patterns for 6" (15 cm) squares by 13 designers. #KALCorner #knitting #lionbrandyarnThe knitting pattern for the Diagonal Seed Stitch Square combines a traveling stitch pattern with the seed stitch. The seed stitch adds great texture to any pattern and it’s beginner friendly, too. This pattern is the first square in the Harmony Blanket Knit Along.

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a purchase using these links.Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Lion Brand.

I love learning new knitting stitch patterns, and I’m guessing you do, too. For each of the 10 patterns I’m designing in the Harmony Blanket KAL, I’ll be highlighting the book where I came across the stitch pattern. This pattern is from Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 by Rosemary Drysdale.

Book review: Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 by Rosemary Drysdale with excerpted free knitting pattern: Slouchy Hat via Underground CrafterYou can find my complete review of this book, along with the free knitting pattern for the Slouchy Hat (pictured below) here. (Spoiler alert: I loved the book!)

Book review: Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 by Rosemary Drysdale with excerpted free knitting pattern: Slouchy Hat via Underground CrafterAbout the Harmony Blanket KAL

Harmony Blanket Knit Along with KAL Corner | Join us each Thursday from January through November 2018 as we release a new, free knitting pattern for a 6" (15 cm) square in Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn. Get 48 free knitting patterns by 13 designers to join into a baby blanket, or make fewer or more squares for a different sized project. For more details, visit Underground Crafter or join the KAL Corner group on Facebook. #KALCorner #knitting

If you make your own Diagonal Seed Stitch Square, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Diagonal Seed Stitch Square

Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free knitting pattern: Diagonal Seed Stitch Square in Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn by Underground Crafter | This traveling stitch pattern features the seed stitch. It's the first square in the Harmony Blanket Knit Along featuring 48 free knitting patterns for 6" (15 cm) squares by 13 designers. #KALCorner #knitting #lionbrandyarn02-easy 50US terms 504-medium 50This traveling stitch pattern features the seed stitch.

 

Finished Size

  • 6″ (15 cm) square.

Materials

  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/170 yd/156 m) – 1 skein in 130 Honey, or approximately 38 yd (35 m) in any medium weight yarn.

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  • US Size 7/4.5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • Completed square = 6″ (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BO – bind off
  • CO – cast on
  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sl 1 – slip 1 st, knitwise
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Note

  • Pattern repeat is any multiple of 6 sts, + 8 sts for borders.

Pattern Instructions

  • CO 26 sts.

Border

  • Border Row 1: K to last st, p1.
  • Border Row 2: Sl 1, k to last st, p1.
  • Border Rows 3 & 4: Rep Row 2 twice.

Diagonal Seed Stitch Pattern

  • Row 1: (RS) Sl 1, k3, *k3, p1, k1, p1; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k3, *(p1, k1) twice, p2; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 3: Sl 1, k3, *(k1, p1) twice, k2; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 4: Sl 1, k3, *p3, k1, p1, k1; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 5: Sl 1, k3, *k1, p1, k3, p1; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 6: Sl 1, k3, *p1, k1, p3, k1; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Rep Rows 1-6 until square measures approximately 5.5″ (14 cm), ending after Row 2, Row 4, or Row 6.

Border

  • Border Rows 1-4: Rep Border Row 2, 4 times.
  • BO in pattern for Border Row 2. Fasten off with long yarn tail (approximately 3 times the width of square).
© 2018 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2018/01/04/knitting-pattern-diagonal-seed-stitch-square. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Diagonal Seed Stitch Square, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Free knitting pattern: Diagonal Seed Stitch Square in Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn by Underground Crafter | This traveling stitch pattern features the seed stitch. It's the first square in the Harmony Blanket Knit Along featuring 48 free knitting patterns for 6

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