How to Knit the Defined Diamonds Stitch

How to Knit the Defined Diamonds Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the defined diamonds stitch. This stitch creates a raised diamond cable design. The defined diamonds stitch would be great for scarves, hats, and sweater dresses!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P
Cable 4 Back(C4B)
Twist 4 Back-T4B
Twist 4 Front-T4F

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiple of 8 + 10 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right side): p3, C4B, *p4, C4B; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.

  2. Row 2

    k3, p4, *k4, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.

  3. Row 3

    p1, *T4B, T4F; rep from * to last st, p1.

  4. Row 4

    k1, p2, k4, *p4, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, p2, k1.

  5. Row 5

    p1, k2, p4, *C4B, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k2, p1.

  6. Row 6

    k1, p2, k4, *p4, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, p2, k1.

  7. Row 7

    p1, *T4F, T4B; rep from * to last st, p1.

  8. Row 8

    k3, p4, *k4, p4; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Defined Diamonds Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Defined Diamonds Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Defined Diamond Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Defined Diamond Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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