Today's stitches will be
American seed stitch and seed stitch.
Yarn is worsted weight yarn and size 7 needles or size G hook.
American seed stitch in knit.
Even number of stitches
R1: k1, p1 across
R2: p1, k1 across
Repeat these two rows until you have a square.
Odd number of stitches
K1, p1 across, end with k1. Repeat this last row until you have a square.
Crochet seed stitch
A multiple of 2 +1
Ch the number needed for 4 inches plus 1 more.
R1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, *sc in next ch, dc in next. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
R2: *sc in 1st st, dc in 2nd st. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat r 2 until you have a square.