Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern by Studio Knit

My Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern is inspired by the rugged terrain and hiking trails off the Western Coast of Ireland. This pattern can be knitted up to create a scarf or pillows. Attach multiple panels together to create blankets, afghans, and throws of any size desired. This gorgeous design is a fun project to knit up for St. Patrick’s Day and all year round. Find some quiet time for yourself, patiently knit the pattern row-by-row, and watch your Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable design emerge. If you love this pattern, you’ll love my entire collection of cable stitches, too. 

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KNITTING PATTERN + CHART for Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable

Pattern Construction

This pattern consists of 60 stitches and a 32-row repeat using 5 different cable stitches to create this beautifully detailed design. While knitting this motif, you will create a combination of the following knit stitch patterns:

  • Irish Moss Stitch
  • Mini Cable Ribbing
  • 3-Rib All Knit Braids
  • Reverse Stockinette Stitch
  • Diamond Rope Cables with an Irish Moss center

Color-Coded System

There are 5 different cable stitches in this pattern. I have created a color-coded system in both the written and chart patterns to easily discern the different cable stitches at a glance. Hope it helps!

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MATERIALS AND GAUGE for Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Pattern

• Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
• Knitting Needles sized appropriately for your yarn
• Cable Needle
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Two Examples of 32-row repeats:

10″ width by 5″ length knitted piece
4″ x 4″ Gauge in Irish Moss = 24 Stitches and 26 Rows
8 US (5.00m) Size Knitting Needles
#4 Worsted Weight Merino Wool Yarn by Malabrigo

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11″ width by 6″ length knitted piece
4″ x 4″ Gauge in Irish Moss = 16 Stitches and 22 Rows
8 US (5.00m) Size Knitting Needles
#5 Bulky Weight 128 Superwash Wool Yarn by Cascade

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WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS for Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Pattern

Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern

Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern

My Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern is inspired by the rugged terrain and hiking trails off the Western Coast of Ireland. This pattern can be knitted up to create a scarf or pillows. Attach multiple panels together to create blankets, afghans, and throws of any size desired.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Cable Needle
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

Knitting Abbreviations

SLIP KNOT

BO = Bind Off

CO = Cast On

K = Knit

P = Purl

1/1R: SLIP 1 HOLD BACK > K1 + K1 FROM CABLE NEEDLE

1/1L: SLIP 1 HOLD FRONT > K1 + K1 FROM CABLE NEEDLE

2/2R: SLIP 2 HOLD BACK > K2 + K2 FROM CABLE NEEDLE

3/3R: SLIP 3 HOLD BACK > K3 + K3 FROM CABLE NEEDLE

3/3L: SLIP 3 HOLD FRONT > K3 + K3 FROM CABLE NEEDLE 

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Cast On 60 Stitches

IRISH MOSS KNIT STITCH EDGES (optional)

You may wish to add an edge on the bottom and top of your piece. In my examples, I added 4 rows of the Irish Moss knit stitch before starting the cable pattern. Of course, that means ending with 4 rows of this knit stitch before binding off, too.

Row 1 [Right Side]: * K, P *

Row 2 [Right Side]: * K, P *

Row 3 [Right Side]: * P, K *

Row 4 [Right Side]: * P, K *

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DIAMOND HILL LOOP CELTIC CABLE PATTERN

Row 1 [Right Side]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P2, 1/1L, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, 1/1R, P2, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 2 [Wrong Side]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K3, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K3, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 3 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, 3/3L, K3, P3, 1/1L, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, 1/1R, P3, 3/3L, K3, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 4 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K4, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K4, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 5 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P4, 1/1L, P, K, P, K, P, K, 1/1R, P4, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 6 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K5, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K5, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 7 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, K3, 3/3R, P5, 1/1L, P, K, P, K, 1/1R, P5, K3, 3/3R, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 8 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K6, P2, K, P, K, P, K6, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 9 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P6, 1/1L, P, K, 1/1R, P6, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 10 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P2, K, P, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 11 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, 3/3L, K3, P7, 1/1L1/1R, P7, 3/3L, K3, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 12 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P4, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K 

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Row 13 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P7, 2/2R, P7, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 14 [WS]: 

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P4, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 15 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, K3, 3/3R, P7, K4, P7, K3, 3/3R, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 16 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P4, K7,  P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K 

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Row 17 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P7, K4, P7, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 18 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P4, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 19 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, 3/3L, K3, P7, 2/2R, P7, 3/3L, K3, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 20 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P4, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K 

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Row 21 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P7, 1/1R1/1L, P7, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 22 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K K2, P2, K2, P9, K7, P2, K, P, K7, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 23 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, K3, 3/3R, P6, 1/1R, K, P, 1/1L, P6,  K3, 3/3R, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 24 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K6, P2, K, P, K, P, K6,  P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K 

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Row 25 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P5, 1/1R, K, P, K, P, 1/1L, P5,  K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 26 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K K2, P2, K2, P9, K5, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K5, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 27 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, 3/3L, K3, P4, 1/1R, K, P, K, P, K, P, 1/1L, P4, 3/3L, K3, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 28 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K4, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K4, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K 

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Row 29 [RS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, P2, 1/1L, P2, K9, P3, 1/1R, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, 1/1L, P3, K9, P2, 1/1L, P2, P, K, P, K, P, K

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Row 30 [WS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, K2, P2, K2, P9, K3, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K3, P9, K2, P2, K2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 31 [RS]:

P, K, P, K, P, K, P2, 1/1L, P2, K3, 3/3R, P2, 1/1R, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, 1/1L, P2, K3, 3/3R, P2, 1/1L, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P

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Row 32 [WS]:

K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P2, K2, P9, K2, P2, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K, P, K2, P9, K2, P2, K2, P, K, P, K, P, K

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 - 32 until your piece is the length you desire. Remember to add the same Irish Moss stitch border at the end as you created in the beginning before binding off.

Non-Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern.

Block piece after knitting for best results.

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