How to Knit the Diamond and Block Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the diamond and block stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The diamond and block stitch would be great for sweaters, coffee cozies, and blankets!

Video Tutorial


Materials Used

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 14 sts + 5

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiple of 14 sts + 5.

  • Row 1(Right Side): P5, *k4, p1, k4, p5; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K5, *p3, k3, p3, k5; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: k7, p5, *k9, p5; rep from * to last 7 sts, k7.
  • Row 4: p6, k7, *p7, k7; rep from * to last 6 sts, p6.
  • Row 5: k5, *p9, k5; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: p6, k7, *p7, k7; rep from * to last 6 sts, p6.
  • Row 7: k7, p5, *k9, p5; rep from * to last 7 sts, k7.
  • Row 8: K5, *p3, k3, p3, k5; rep from * to end.

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

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