The Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch :: Knitting Stitch # 233

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the moss stitch diagonal stitch. The moss stitch diagonal stitch creates a beautiful diagonal pattern. The moss stitch diagonal stitch would be great for baby blankets, hats, and socks!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 8 + 3

  • Row 1: (Right Side): K4, *p1, k1, p1, k5; rep from * to last 7sts, p1, k1, p1, k4.
  • Row 2: P3, *[k1, p1] twice, k1, p3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: K2, *p1, k1, p1, k5; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 4: P1, k1, *p3, [k1, p1] twice, k1; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 5: *P1, k1, p1, k5; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k1, p1.
  • Row 6: *[P1, k1] twice, p3, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k1, p1.
  • Row 7: P1, *k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 8: [P1, k1] 3 times, *p3, [k1,p1] twice, k1; rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, k1, p1.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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