Moss Stitch Diagonal Stitch

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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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

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.

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