Diagonal knot stitch is a knitting stitch pattern that is unique and requires a little more skill to accomplish. Even though this stitch is more complicated, you will find that the end result is very satisfying. Check out our Diagonal Knot Mug Cozy using this exact knitting stitch pattern! The following is the pattern for the diagonal knot stitch:
Multiple of 4 sts + 1
MK (Make Knot)=k3tog leaving sts on needle, yo, then knit same 3 sts together again.
ROW 1 (RS): K4, P1, *K3, P1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.
ROW 2: P4, K1, *P3, K1; rep from * to last 4 sts, P4.
ROW 3: P1, *MK, P1; rep from * to end.
ROW 4: repeat ROW 2.
ROW 5: K2, P1, *K3, P1; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
ROW 6: P2, K1, *P3, K1; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.
ROW 7: K2, P1, *MK, P1; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
ROW 8: repeat ROW 6.
Repeat ROWS 1-8.