Monday, May 31, 2010

Diamond Moss Knit Stitch Pattern

This is a very simple and basic knit pattern. Only made using Knit and Purl stitches. The pattern calls for a multiple of 12 stitches and..... it's reversible. The pattern is listed below. If you want you can download a PDF and save it to your computer for later reference.



Yarn: Caron 1 pound
Needle Size: 10.5
Cast On: 24
Rows Completed: 48
Size: 6 inches by 9 inches
 

  Abbreviations:
 * - *: Repeat the instructions between them

Explanation:
If you see this in a pattern: [(K1, P1) 2 times]       You want to do K1, P1, K1, P1

PATTERN:
Rows 1 and 2: *K6, P6*

Rows 3 and 4: *P1, K5, P5, K1*

Rows 5 and 6: *K1, P1, K4, P4, *[(K1, P1) 2 times], K4, P4* repeat *-* until the last 2 stitches, then K1, P1

Rows 7 and 8: P1, K1, P1, K3, P3, *[(K1, P1) 3 times] K3, P3* repeat *-* until the last 3 stitches then K1 P1 K1

Rows 9 and 10: [(K1, P1) 2 times], K2, P2 [(K1, P1) 4 times], K2 P2 repeat *-* until last 4 stitches then K1, P1, K1, P1

Rows 11 and 12: *P1, K1*

Rows 13 and 14: *K1, P1*

Rows 15 and 16: [(P1, K1) 2 times, P2, K2 * [(P1, K1) 4 times, P2, K2 repeat *-* until last 4 stitches then P1, K1, P1, K1

Rows 17 and 18: K1, P1, K1, P3, K3 * [(P1, K1) 3 times, P3, K3 repeat *-* until last 3 stitches then P1, K1, P1

Rows 19 and 20: P1, K1, P4, K4 *[(P1, K1) 2 times] P4, K4* repeat *-* until last 2 stitches then P1, K1

Rows 21 and 22: *K1, P5, K5, P1*
Rows 23 and 24: *P6, K6*
Rows 25 and 26: *P5, K1, P1, K5*
Rows 27 and 28: * P4,[(K1, P1) 2 times] K4*
Rows 29 and 30: *P3, [(K1, P1) 3 times] K3*
Rows 31 and 32: *P2 [(K1, P1) 4 times] K2*
Rows 33 and 34: *P1, K1*
Rows 35 and 36: *K1, P1*
Rows 37 and 38: *K2,[(P1, K1) 4 times] P2*
Rows 39 and 40: *K3, [(P1, K1) 3 times] P3*
Rows 41 and 42: *K4 [(P1, K1) 2 times] P4*
Rows 43 and 44: *K5, P1, K1, P5*

Repeat rows 1-44 for pattern.
To achieve the size needed I completed rows 1-44 then I did rows 1-4 again.

Finishing:
Bind off and weave in all ends.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

there is no *-* in rows 9 and 10.

Heather said...

This is a stitch pattern. I assume people will adapt it to other patterns which would increase the amount of cast on stitches. If I don't include the *-* they won't know what to do and can't use the pattern at all.
Heather

Shana said...

Love this stitch pattern. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

this looks great. Have wanted to do this pattern/ stitch in knitting for ages, Thank you.

Emily