How to Knit the Rhombus Delight Cable Stitch

How to Knit the Rhombus Delight Stitch.

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the rhombus delight stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The rhombus delight stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and sweaters!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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.

A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P

Knit 1 Through Back of Loop (k1 tbl)- insert the right hand needle from right to left into the back of the next st on the left hand needle, wind the yarn around the point of the right hand needle and draw a loop back through the st, dropping the st off the left hand needle.

Purl 1 Through Back of Loop (p1 tbl)- from the back insert the right hand needle from left to right into the back of the next st on the left hand needle, wind the yarn around the right hand needle and draw through a loop, dropping the stitch off the left hand needle.

Twist 2 Front (T2F)- sl next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next st from left hand needle, then knit st from cable needle.

Twist 2 Back (T2B)- sl next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next st from left hand needle, then purl st from cable needle.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 10 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): *p1, k1 tbl, p1, k1 tbl, p1, T2B, k1, T2F; rep from * to end.

  2. Row 2

    *p5, k1, p1 tbl, k1, p1 tbl, k1; rep from * to end.

  3. Row 3

    *p1, k1 tbl, p1, k1 tbl, p1, T2B, k1, T2F; rep from * to end.

  4. Row 4

    *k1, p3, k2, p1 tbl, k1, p1 tbl, k1; rep from * to end.

  5. Row 5

    *p1, k1 tbl, p1, k1 tbl, p2, (k 3rd st on left hand needle, k 2nd st on left needle, 1st st on left hand needle, sl all 3 sts off together), p1; rep from * to end.

  6. Row 6

    *k1, p3, k2, p1 tbl, k1, p1 tbl, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rhombus Delight Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Rhombus Delight Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Rhombus Delight Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Rhombus Delight Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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