Frequent question: How do you start a moss stitch in crochet?

Is Moss stitch same as seed stitch in crochet?

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.

What is the difference between a moss stitch and a double moss stitch?

Regular knit moss stitch, which is also sometimes called Irish Moss Stitch, is a four row repeat. … The only difference is that regular knit moss stitch uses K1, P1 whereas double moss stitch uses K2, P2. You’ll do the same thing for two rows then the opposite thing for two rows, completing the four row repeat.

Do you need an odd number of stitches for moss stitch?

You can knit basic moss stitch on an odd or even number of stitches. Cast on an odd number of stitches, work K1, P1 to the end of the row, finishing with a knit stitch. Start the next row with a knit stitch, so that your fabric shows purl ‘bumps’ above and below every ‘V’ stitch.

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