Saturday, February 25, 2017

Stitchy Saturday: Chevron Seed Stitch

Hello Friends,

Here is the second blog post of the new "Stitchy Saturday" feature. This week I knitted the Chevron Seed Stitch. I really love how this one turns out once you knit all four rows, you can see the zig zags emerging. I knitted this one up pretty quickly and it was fun to knit. I knitted 16 stitches across because this one calls for multiples of 8 stitches and I want to get that small square. It turned out to be 4 inches by 4 inches. I love the way this stitch turned out and was inspired to use it to make a hat someday it would look great. I may not have mentioned this is my last post, but I plan to connect the square to make something when I have made enogh squares such as a dishtowel, or a blanket.

What stitch:

This week I tried the Chevron Seed stitch.

Pattern:
Cast on multiples of 8
Row 1 - * P1,K3,P1,K3*
Row 2 - * K1,P5,K1,P1 *
Row 3 - * K2,P1,K3,P1,K1*
Row 4 - * P2,K1,P1,K1,P3*

What I thought:
I love the way this stitch turned out! The zig zag look is very fun and would decorate any hat, scarf, blanket. I was thinking while I was knitting it that you can make the zig zagging stitches a different color from the rest of the knitting so it stands out even more. I might experiment with that.

Knitter level:
Beginner: It required some more concentration. I did this one without listening to music or any other distractions so I could remember which row I was on and what part of the row since it is a repeated pattern on each row. The stitch only requires knitting and purling so it is not too difficult for a beginner knitter to tackle it.

Chevron Seed 
Thank you for visiting my blog and hope that you liked the stitch and want to try it out for yourself! you can visit this link if you want to visit last week's Stitchy Saturday: Irish Moss stitch , or if you would like to see some older stitches you can scroll a list by clicking on this link: stitch posts.
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2 comments:

  1. Lovely pattern !!!
    Have a nice week !
    Hug
    Anna

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  2. Thank you Anna, I really like the pattern too. The stitch turned out nicely. Have a great week too!

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