Rated as easy, the Diamonds Stitch is knitted with simple knit and purl techniques which produce diamond shapes running across the work. Done in a multiple of 9 stitches and an 8-row repeat, the simplicity of this stitch makes it perfect for large projects such as blankets, scarves and sweaters.
Multiple of 9 sts
ROW 1 (RS): K4, *P1, K8; rep from * to last 5 sts, P1, K4.
ROW 2: P3, *K3, P6; rep from * to last 6 sts, K3, P3.
ROW 3: K2, *P5, K4; rep from * to last 7 sts, P5, K2.
ROW 4: P1, *K7, P2; rep from * to last 8 sts, K7, P1.
ROW 5: Purl.
ROW 6: Repeat ROW 4.
ROW 7: Repeat ROW 3.
ROW 8: Repeat ROW 2.
Repeat ROWS 1-8.