Knitting patterns using the 4 row repeat stitch known as the moss stitch in US and Irish moss stitch in UK. Most patterns are free.
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Quick and easy sweater knit with a 4 row repeat double moss stitch. Sizes Bust 36 in to 55 in. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Therese Chynoweth.
Diamonds and Moss Hat
Slouchy beanie hat knit with panels of textured diamonds and moss stitch texture. Sizes Adult Small (Medium, Large). Uses one skein 273 yards (250 m) of recommended DK weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
Moss Stitch Cardigan, Cap, and Baby Blanket
Matching toddler/child cardigan, hat, and baby blanket knit with a 4 row repeat moss stitch. Cardigan Sizes 18 mos (2 yrs, 4 yrs). Blanket Width: 24”. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team. DK weight yarn.
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Easy-fit oversized cardigan or jacket with shawl collar knit from side to side with a moss stitch texture and sloping cabled waist band. Sizes Bust (based on back width): 36,40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60 inches / 91.5101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5 cm. Designed by Amy Christoffers for Knitty. Worsted weight yarn.
Spring Moss Cowl
Cowl knit in 3 different stitch sections: moss stitch, a slipped stitch ripple, and stockinette. Designed by Gill Slater. Fingering weight yarn.
Asherton Reversible Scarf
Reversible scarf knit with a Moss Diamond and Lozenge Pattern design. Designed by SmarieK. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by greenopaldream
Shawl collar cardigan knit with a 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes Chest: 35, 38.5, 40.75, 44, 47.5, 52, 56.5, 60, 64 inches. Designed by Lori Versaci for Knitty. Worsted weight yarn.
Cable Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts armwarmers knit flat with a 4 row repeat cable and moss stitch. Designed by Caron. Aran weight yarn.
Easy scarf knit with a 4 row repeat moss stitch and bordered with rib and garter stitch. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Poncho knit in 4 row repeat double moss stitch with dramatic cables. Knit flat in two pieces with collar picked up. Designed by Stine Radicke for Hobbii. Worsted weight yarn.
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Short sleeve sweater with pockets knit flat in one piece with a 6 row repeat of double moss stitch and cables. Sizes Finished Chest 36 (38, 42, 47, 54) in. (91.5 (96.5, 106.5, 119.5, 137) cm). Designed by Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
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Rail Yard Cardigan
Curvy cardigan sweater featuring double moss stitch panels framed with chain link cable from Barbara Walker’s A Fourth Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Sizes Bust: 33.25(36.5, 39.25, 42.25, 45, 47.75, 51.5, 56.25) inches. Designed by Laura Chau for Knitty. Bulky weight yarn.
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Baby Coat, Mittens and Bootees Sirdar 4706
Hooded double-breasted baby cardigan with matching mittens and booties knit with a 4 row repeat moss/Irish moss stitch. Sizes 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 2-3 Years. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
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Long sleeve cardigan sweater with pockets knit with a 4 row repeat double seed stitch stitch and 6 row cables. Sizes Bust: 35 (39, 43, 47, 51, 55)“. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Jacob Baby Cardigan
Baby cardigan sweater knit with a 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes 0-3 (6-9) 12-18 (24) months. Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. Fingering weight yarn. Available in English, Danish, German
Bulky Irish Moss Slouch Beanie
Slouchy hat knit with a 4 round repeat double moss or Irish moss stitch. Uses one skein of 128 yards (117 m) of Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Heather Pelletier for Handknit Hugs who allows you sell the finished hats.
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Irish Moss Stitch Cardigan
Cozy cardigan with shawl collar knit with a 4 row repeat double moss or Irish moss stitch. Quick knit in Bulky weight yarn. Sizes S / M / L / 1X/ 2X / 3X. Web version is free. PDF is for purchase. Designed by Louise Bollanos for Handy Little Me.
Flattering and easy to wear, this oversized drop-sleeved pullover is knit with 4 row repeat moss stitch and ribbing. Sizes Bust - 44(48-52-56-60-64-68)“. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Aran weight yarn.
Long-sleeved cardigan knit with 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes 8 to 22, to fit bust 76cm to 112cm or 30 in to 44 in. Designed by Wendy. Bulky weight yarn.
Double Moss Stitch Shawl
Donna Barranti’s pocket wrap features a double moss stitch body and moss stitch border in sport or DK yarn.
Lazy Day Chic Sweater
This long-sleeved hooded cardigan is nit with a 4 row repeat Double Moss Stitch. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, and 3X. Worsted weight. Designed by Marly Bird for Red Heart.
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Scarf Tied Hat
Moss-stitch hat with K1, P1 ribbed brim and wide ribbed attached scarf ties to keep the hat secure and your head and neck warm. 2 sizes. Designed by Cathy Carron. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Worsted weight yarn.
4 Row Baby Romper
Baby onesie with straps knit with 4 row Irish Moss stitch. Sizes To fit chest measurement 6 mos - 17"[43 cm] 12 mos - 18"[45.5 cm] 18 mos - 19"[48 cm]. Designed by Bernat for color-change yarn. DK weight.
Love Joy Poncho
Pullover poncho knit in an easy 8 row repeat variation of moss stitch with a ribbed neckline. Knit flat in one piece and seamed, then collar knitted on. Knit with 2 strands of yarn together to form bulky weight. Designed by Evi Volf.
Oversized sweater with a drop shoulder, cocoon shape worked in a 4 row repeat Irish Moss stitch pattern. Designed by Julia Madill for Yarnspirations. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL. Quick knit in Super Bulky yarn.
Comfy Knit Wristers
Nazanin S. Fard’s hand warmers for Red Heart feature moss stitch and ribbing and are knit in the round with dpns or magic loop. Designed for multi-color yarn! Pictured project by FeatheryStigma
This sweater is a quick knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch and super bulky yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel for Two of Wands. XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL
High Plains Cardigan
This long-sleeved sweater with pockets is knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch. 5 pieces (back, 2 fronts, and 2 sleeves) and then seamed. The designer Heather Lodinsky and Lion Brand Yarn rate this a Level 2 Easy (beginner +) pattern. Sizes 1X, 2X, L, M, S
Easy sweater pattern features the Irish Moss Stitch and shawl collar. Knit in two pieces with the only shaping in the collar. From Patons Yarn. Sizes from XS to 5XL.
This circle sweater features a 4 row repeat Moss Stitch collar and draped front. The body is knit in the round in one piece and sleeves are added. Bulky yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team. This pattern was featured in Season 8 of Knit and Crochet Now! and is free with registration at Annie’s
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DROPS Design’s slouchy hat features double moss stitch. Knit flat and then seamed.
Hood style hat is knit with a double moss stitch band worked flat, then joined in the round for the stockinette crown. Short row shaping is added for a better fit, keeping your ears cosy! Rated easy by Ravelrers. Uses less than 1 skein - 112 yards (102 m) - of Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Littletheorem.
Cari Cable Trimmed Cardi
Cable-trim cardigan with three-quarter length sleeves is knit mostly in 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes 32-46 in/ 90-125 cm. Designed by Sarah Hatton. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by agsewnsew.
Moss Stitch Tie
Necktie knit in 2 row repeat seed stitch (US) or moss stitch (UK). Sport weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Pictured projects by designer and singingmama
Jenny Raymond’s mug cozy / cosy features a moss stitch pattern and a cute button closure.
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This deep, delicious shawl is constructed of panels of Irish Moss Stitch and cables. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss.
Flattering tank shaped to accentuate your waist with flirty peplum. Knit in 4-row repeat moss stitch and twisted stitches. Sizes Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X). Designed by Amy Gunderson. DK weight yarn.
Easy Chunky Knit Neck Warmer/Cowl
Textured cowl looks like it's knit in moss stitch. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Rated easy by the designer. Designed by Arty Lou.
Mayfair Lane Baby Coat With Hood
Baby hooded cardigan knit with double moss stitch in sport yarn. Sizes 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 2 -3 years. Designed by OGE Designs
Rectangular wrap in moss stitch with luxurious cable edge. A scarf pattern is also included. Rated easy by the designer SusanKnitsDesign. Super bulky weight yarn.
This easy poncho is knit flat in easy knit and purl textures including moss, double moss and garter stitch. Designed by The Lonely Sea
Freyja Blanket and Cushion
Matching blanket and pillow cover knit with cabled plaits separated by moss stitch panels and surrounded by a garter stitch border. Designed by PatternsbySaffron.
Baby Heart Blanket
This blanket is knit with a 4 row repeat Moss Stitch with a decorative border of hearts on a garter stitch background. Size: Width: 32 x 26 ins / 80 x 66 cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by KikuKnits