I am always intrigued by all the different stitch variations, and once you've tried how to knit moss lace diamonds, you'll love the texture of it!
The 20-row pattern is bordered by moss stitch; therefore it will make a good edging on knit items.
how TO KNIT moss lace diamonds
abbreviations for moss lace diamonds
K - knit
K2tog- knit 2 tog
p - purl
psso - pull slip stitch over
rep - repeat
sl - slip stitch (transferring from one needle to the other - no knitting)
st - stitch
yf - yarn forward (yo - yarn over)
ws - wrong side
WHAT YOU'LL NEED to knit moss lace diamonds
- Knitting Needles (I used 4mm, 6US, 8UK)
- Elle Double Knit (DK) yarn / Light worsted yarn
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more about the moss lace diamonds
The pattern is knit over 20 rows in multiples of 8 stitches.
The pattern is not overly difficult to master. Beginners may have to concentrate a bit initially.
the pattern - how to knit moss lace diamonds
MULTIPLES OF 8 + 1
Cast on multiples of 8 stitches + 1 - my sample shown is worked over 33 stitches.
1st Row (right side): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.
2nd - 4th Row: Rep the last row 3 times.
5th Row: K1, *yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, yf, k1; rep from * to end.
6th Row: Purl.
7th Row: K2, *yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k3, rep from * to last 7 sts, yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yf, k2.
8th Row: Purl.
9th Row: K3, *yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k5; rep from* to last 6 sts, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yf, k3.
10th Row: Purl.
11th Row: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.
12th - 14th row: Rep the last row 3 times.
Pattern continues below
moss lace diamonds Cont
15th Row: K2, *k2tog, yf, k1, yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 7 sts, k2tog, yf, k1, yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k2.
16th Row: Purl.
17th Row: *K1, k2tog, yf, k3, yf, sl 1, k1, psso, k1; rep from * to end.
18th Row: Purl.
19th Row: K2tog, *yf, k5, yf, sl 1, k2tog, psso, rep from * to last 7 sts, yf, k5, yf, sl 1, k1, psso;
20th Row: Purl.
Repeat the pattern (these 20 rows) until your work is the desired length.
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