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Knit with Aabhar – Lacy Diamonds Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description

Lacy Diamonds Stitch Pattern is one of the most straightforward lace knitting patterns that creates a beautiful fabric of interlocking diamonds. It has a lace design over a background of stockinette stitch. The patterning of this lace is only on the Right Side (RS) row or the knit row. All the even rows are purl.

The name of the pattern comes from the way the eyelets are arranged. The eyelets (holes) create a diamond-shaped pattern. The pattern repeats are easy as the number of stitches increase and decrease to create the diamond shape.

The Lacy Diamonds Stitch Pattern is perfect for making shawls and light scarves. You can knit some breathable summer tops with lightweight cotton yarn using this pattern. It is also a common pattern for making dishcloths as being a lacy pattern, the knit fabric can dry quickly once wet.

As it is a lacy and delicate pattern, it is preferable to make a border with something like a garter stitch or seed stitch otherwise it tends to curl up a bit on the edges.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 6 + 1

Lacy Diamond Stitch Chart


This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit 2 stitches together
k2tog tblKnit 2 stitches together through back loop
p2ssoPass 2 slipped stitches over
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
yfYarn forward
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO Multiple of 6+1.

Row 1:(RS) – * k1, k2tog, yf, k1, yf, k2tog tbl; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2:Purl.
Row 3:k2tog, * yf, k3, yf, [sl 1] twice, k1, p2sso; rep from * to last 5 sts, yf, k3, yf, k2tog tbl.
Row 4:Purl.
Row 5:* k1, yf, k2tog tbl, k1, k2tog, yf; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 6:Purl.
Row 7:k2, * yf, [sl 1] twice, k1, p2sso, yf, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, yf, [sl 1] twice, k1, p2sso, yf, k2.
Row 8:Purl.

Repeat this free knit pattern (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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