Crocheting the Seed Stitch
This seven-step tutorial teaches you how to crochet the seed stitch. The seed stitch is an alternating single and double crochet stitch. It gives a closed stitch, which resembles a knitted seed stitch. Think of all the really cool crochet patterns you'll be able to work up now that you know how to crochet this stitch!
You'll feel so accomplished after you successfully complete this crochet tutorial. To see another version of the seed stitch, check out our How to Seed Stitch Crochet page.
- Start with a chain. Turn, single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook.
- Double crochet in the next stitch.
- Single crochet in the next stitch.
- Repeat steps 2 and 3 across the row.
- One row of seed stitch completed.
- At the end of the row, turn. If you ended in a double crochet, then single crochet in the first stitch. If you ended in a single crochet, slip stitch in the first stitch, chain 2, (takes the place of the first double crochet), single crochet in the next stitch.
- Continue across the row, alternating by making a single crochet in the double crochet of the previous row, and vice versa. Photo shows 3 rows of seed stitch completed.
Find more stitch tutorials in our collection of 22 Basic Crochet Stitches