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. Updated 12/23/2022.
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Double Moss Stitch Neck Warmer
Buttoned cowl knit flat with a 4 row repeat moss stitch. Uses 1 skein 100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Scottie Santiago. Pictured projects by unpicker and designer
Animal Lovey Blankets
Four animal comfort blankie toys including bear, bunny, monkey, and elephant (though in this pic, it looks like a mouse to me). Blanket piece is knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch variation. Blanket (approx) 35cm/14" square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Spotlight Stores.
Baby Headwrap and Socks with Kid's Cardigan
Matching set of baby headband, baby booties, and child cardigan knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch variation. Socks Sizes: 3 Months to 24 Months. Headwrap Sizes: 3 Months to 24 Months. Cardigan Sizes: 2 years to 10 years. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Spotlight Stores.
Emerald Green Handwarmer
Easy fingerless mitts knit flat in moss stitch, double moss, stockinette and seamed. Uses one skein of DK weight yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by creativeyarn. Pictured projects by designer and sie
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No Ordinary Wednesday
Pullover sweater with lace diamonds of moss stitch and stockinette triangles. Designed by Selfmade. Bulky weight yarn.
Beginner Friendly Knit Blanket
Easy striped blanket knit side to side in 4 row repeat moss stitch. Designed by Leelee Knits as Faded Throw. Worsted weight yarn. Web version is free.
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
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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.
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.
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
Patterns for Purchase
No longer free. Pullover sweaters knit with 4 row repeat Irish moss stitch and diamond cables. Options for round neck and v neck. Sizes 2-3 Years, 4-5 Years, 6-7 Years, 8-9 Years, 10-11 Years, 12-13 Years. Sweaters in Sirdar Supersoft Aran 2477. Aran weight yarn.
Long sleeved pullover sweater with v-neck and moss stitch texture. Sizes S - 32-34” bust M - 36-38” bust L - 40-42” bust. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Knitatude / Chantal Miyagishima.
Love Cable Cardigan
Long sleeved cardigan with cables on the front on a moss stitch texture. The pattern comes with plenty of video tutorials to guide you along. Sizes fit bust sizes 30" to 66". Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Minimi Knit Design.
Sleeveless pullover vest or top knit with twining lace on what looks like a double moss stitch background. Sizes 104-140 cm / 40.9-55.1”. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Danielle Chalson.
Hat in six head sizes and two crown options knit with cables on a double moss stitch background. Sizes Infant (Toddler, Child Small, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Large). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Danielle Chalson.
Mossy Baby Set
Matchng Baby Cardigan, Pants, Bloomers, Hat and Pixie Hat knit in double moss stitch. Sizes Sizes: 0-1 months, 1-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months.DK weight yarn. Designed by Sandra Magalhães for agasalhosbugalhos.
Hello Sunshine Hooded Jacket
Baby hoodie cardigan jacket knit with what looks like Irish Moss Stitch. Sizes 0-6,6-9,9-12,12-24,24-36 months. Great showcase for self-striping yarn. DK weight yarn. Designed by Jenny Watson for West Yorkshire Spinners.
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