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: K: Knit
                       P: Purl
                       * - *: 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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3 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.