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Fancy Diamond Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The Fancy Diamond Stitch Knitting Pattern creates a large diamond nested within outer rows of zigzags. It is a visually impressive design knitted with a combination of the Garter, Stockinette, and Reverse Stockinette stitches.

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With just knits and purls, this design creates a complex pattern of nested diamond shapes.

This 16-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy-level project created with a simple combination of knits and purls. It is a great choice for knitting up stunning scarves, pillows, blankets, and more.

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Knitted Swatch of the Fancy Diamond Knit Stitch Pattern texture in blue color yarn on a straight knitting needle.

KNITTING MATERIALS

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Knitted Swatch of Fancy Diamond Stitch Pattern

KNITTING TECHNIQUES

The Fancy Diamond Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches.


Fancy Diamond Stitch Knitting Pattern

Fancy Diamond Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Fancy Diamond Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The Fancy Diamond Stitch Knitting Pattern creates a large diamond nested within outer rows of zigzags.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

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

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 28

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P11, K3, P2, K1, P2 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): * P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K9, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K1 *
  3. Row 3: * P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P7, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P1 *
  4. Row 4: * K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K5, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P1 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P3, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * P2, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3 *
  7. Row 7: * K4, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3 *
  8. Row 8: * P4, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P5 *
  9. Row 9: * K6, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5 *
  10. Row 10: * P4, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P5 *
  11. Row 11: * K4, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3 *
  12. Row 12: * P2, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3 *
  13. Row 13: * K2, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P3, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1 *
  14. Row 14: * K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K5, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K2, P1 *
  15. Row 15: * P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P7, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P1 *
  16. Row 16: * P1, K2, P1, K2, P3, K9, P3, K2, P1, K2, P1, K1 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 28

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P11, K3, P2, K1, P2 *
  2. Row 2: * P1, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P9, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1 *
  3. Row 3: * P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P7, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P1 *
  4. Row 4: * K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P5, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P3, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K2 *
  7. Row 7: * K4, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3 *
  8. Row 8: * K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K4 *
  9. Row 9: * K6, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5 *
  10. Row 10: * K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K4 *
  11. Row 11: * K4, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K5, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3 *
  12. Row 12: * K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P1, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K2 *
  13. Row 13: * K2, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P3, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1 *
  14. Row 14: * K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P5, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P2 *
  15. Row 15: * P2, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P7, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1, P1 *
  16. Row 16: * P1, K1, P2, K1, P2, K3, P9, K3, P2, K1, P2, K1 *

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 16 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

16-Row Repeat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART

Fancy Diamond Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart

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