How to Knit the Lacy Diamond Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #94

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the lacy diamond stitch. This lace pattern creates a beautiful fabric of interlocking diamonds. It’s great for shawls, light scarves, and sock cuffs.

Skill: Experienced
Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 1

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Knit Two Together Through Back Loop – k2tog tbl
Yarn Over – yo
Pass Slip Stitch Over – psso

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: *K1, k2tog; yo, K1, yo, k2tog tbl; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 2: Purl all stitches.
Row 3: K2tog, *yo, k3, yo, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, k1, p2sso; rep from * to last 5 sts, yo, k3, yo, k2tog tbl.
Row 4: Purl all stitches.
Row 5: *K1, yo, k2tog tbl, k1, k2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: Purl all stitches.
Row 7: K2, *yo, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, k1, p2sso, yo, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, yo [sl 1 purlwise] twice, k1, p2sso, yo k2
Row 8: Purl all stitches.

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

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Right Side
Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Right Side (click for larger)

Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Wrong Side
Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)

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