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.

Video Tutorial


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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