Friday, 15 July 2011
Stitch Library - #4 Diamond Stitch
This easy design uses only the knit and purl stitches, but the pattern it produces is very effective.
K - knit
P - purl
Cast on a multiple of 8 stitches plus 1.
Row 1: P1, *K7, P1; repeat from * to end
Row 2: P1, K1, *P5, K1, P1, K1; rep from * to last 7 sts, P5, K1, P1
Row 3: K2, *P1, K3; rep from * to last 3 sts, P1, K2
Row 4: P3, *K1, P1, K1, P5; rep from * to last 6 sts, K1, P1, K1, P3
Row 5: K4, P1, *K7, P1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4
Row 6: As row 4
Row 7: As row 3
Row 8: As row 2
Repeat these 8 rows to form the pattern.
Sample knitted by Susan using Patons Diploma Gold DK shade 6242 Violet
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