King Charles Brocade [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

Periwinkle knitted fabric with a diamond pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit: SKing Charles Brocade, learnknittingonline.com" and a back side of periwinkle knitted fabric with a diamond patternKing Charles Brocade is a delightful, textured diamond pattern – a true classic. In fact, it is a simple knit and purl pattern that is super easy to knit.

The subtle diamond-shaped pattern will look great in just about any knitting project.

Why not unleash the inner designer in you and try this faint diamond design out in different combinations?

For instance, you could repeat the pattern multiple times in order to create a continuous diamond pattern throughout your project. Conversely, you could just knit the pattern once to give your project some extra detail.

So, whether you chose to use this stitch to add decoration, or to create an added texture, you are bound to love the result.

Do not let the fact that it is knitted over 12 rows deter you. As a matter of fact, the versatility of this stitch, combined with the ease of knitting, makes it perfect for confident beginners.

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 2 - Confident Beginner Knitters

Techniques Needed for King Charles Brocade Pattern

Abbreviation                       Description                               Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                              Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                            Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                              Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                            Purl Stitch English Style

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Multiple of 12 sts plus 1

Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1 k9, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 2: K1, * p1, k1, p7, k1, p1, k1; rep from * to end

Row 3: * (K1, p1) twice, k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 4: P1, * (p1, k1) twice, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2; rep from * to end

Row 5: K3, p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, k2; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 6: P1, * p3, k1, (p1, k1) twice, p4; rep from * to end

Row 7: * K5, p1, k1, p1, k4; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 8: P1, * p3, k1, (p1, k1) twice, p4; rep from * to end

Row 9: K3, p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, k2; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 10: P1, * (p1, k1) twice, p3, k1, p1, k1, p2; rep from * to end

Row 11: * (K1, p1) twice, k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 12: K1, * p1, k1, p7, k1, p1, k1; rep from * to end

Repeat rows 1-12 until the desired length is reached. 

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