Knitting patterns for accessories, sweaters, and more knit with an openwork drop stitch seafoam stitch. Many of the patterns are free.
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Guild Park Shawl
Lace shawl featuring a simple zigzag mesh punctuated by twists and dropped stitches that form lovely soft waves without the need for shaping. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Laura Chau for Knitty.
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Little Creek Buff Cowl
A quick, easy cowl that knit wavy, drop-stitch motif that creates a reversible fabric. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Uses just one skein 153 - 164 yards (140 - 150 m) of DK weight yarn. Designed by Jacqui Verbeek.
Openwork Boatneck Pullover
This lace pullover features an openwork seafoam stitch. Sizes Bust 37 (40, 43, 46.5)“/94 (102, 109, 118)cm. Rated easy by Ravelrers. DK weight yarn. Designed by Rosemary Drysdale from Tahki Stacy Charles.
Crescent shaped shawl knit in a seafoam drop stitch with a wavy border. Inspired by sand patterns made by wind and water on the Wadden Sea beaches. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Karen S. Lauger for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German
More Free Patterns
Reversible, C-shaped, easy to knit scarf worked with combination of garter stitch and modified seafoam drop stitch. Uses a skein of variegated fingering weight yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ewelina Murach
Wavy Drop-Stitch Scarf
Laura Bain designed this easy scarf using the classic sea foam stitch. A quick knit in in super bulky yarn.
Breezy Baby Blanket
This easy pattern by Pickles features a light version of the drop stitch sea foam pattern, which makes it airy, stretchy and comfortable in warm weather.
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Sleeveless top is knit with drop stitch wave pattern. The original pattern is for a crop top but the knitter of the pictured project just added additional repeats of the pattern for length. Pictured project by julysnow. Great with multi-color yarn!
Joan Janes used garter stitch, yarnovers and dropped stitches to create an exquisite design that is easy to knit and perfect for multi-colored yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
The poncho is knit top-down in two identical panels that are joined at the sides. DK weight yarn. Designed by Linda Wolthuis.
Beanie or Beret knit flat with a wavy seafoam lad pattern formed with drop stitches. Sizes 20, 22, 24 in/51, 56, 61 cm. Uses one skein of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Woolly Wormhead.
2 color, trapez shaped shawl worked from tip to tip with striped garter stitch sections that frame a wavy lace pattern formed with drop stitches. Designed by Marielle Zatar.
Little Creek Shawl
The open, water-like flowing pattern is created with with carefully placed yarn-overs in ribbing that are knitted over a 12 row repeat and then dropped. This is a bottom-up triangular shawl that starts with just 8 stitches and builds up and out each row with a 2x2 rib. The designer says this is a project you can easily pick up and put down, always knowing where you’re at no matter how much time has passed. Looks easy to me. Great for multicolored yarn! Designed by Jacqui Verbeek.