The Plain Diamonds Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #176

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the plain diamonds stitch. This stitch uses only knit and purl stitches to create a raised diamond pattern. The plain diamond stitch is reversible and would be great for afghans and other home decor projects!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 9

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 9

  • Row 1: (right side) k4, *p1, k8; rep from * to last 5sts, p1, k4
  • Row 2: p3, *k3, p6; rep from * to last 6sts, k3, p3
  • Row 3: k2, *p5, k4; rep from * to last 7sts, p5, k2
  • Row 4: p1, *k7, p2; rep from * to last 8sts, k7, p1
  • Row 5: purl
  • Row 6: p1, *k7, p2; rep from * to last 8sts, k7, p1
  • Row 7: k2, *p5, k4; rep from * to last 7sts, p5, k2
  • Row 8: p3, *k3, p6; rep from * to last 6sts, k3, p3
  • Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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