The Lacy Diamond Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #94

Stitch Description

The Lacy Diamond Stitch is a lace pattern that creates a beautiful fabric of interlocking diamonds. It’s a great choice for shawls, light scarves, and sock cuffs.

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Materials Used


Lion Brand Yarn’s Jamie, America’s Favorite Baby Yarn, is a classic that has stood the test of time. Made in the U.S.A., Jamie is durable and easy to care for: perfect for baby blankets, carriage covers, sweaters for baby – and Mom, too! Plus, it’s no dye lot, so there’s never any worry about matching colors. This modern update of the classic Jamie yarn features a sophisticated sherbet color palette and a versatile DK weight. Snuggly soft, machine washable and dryable this yarn is perfect for every baby project.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit Two Together
k2tog tbl
Knit Two Together Through Back Loop
Yarn Over
Pass Slip Stitch Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 1

  • 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.

Swatch Photos

Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Right Side

Example of Lacy Diamond Stitch Wrong Side

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