Moss Stitch Diamonds Pattern [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

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This Moss Stitch Diamonds pattern is a very simple, basic knit and purl pattern. In fact, it produces nice and symmetrical columns of moss stitch “diamonds”.

The Moss Stitch is probably one of the most popular knitting stitch patterns and you will see it used in a wide range of knitting patterns.

It is a common variation of the moss stitch and some choose to group it into various different types of diamond shapes, some of which can be quite complex patterns.

However, this particular pattern is probably the simplest of these moss stitch diamond patterns.

This specific version of the Moss Stitch Diamonds will lend itself very well to a number of different knitting projects, such as baby blankets and afghans, as well as fingerless mitts, etc.

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

Techniques Needed For The Moss Stitch Diamonds Stitch 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)

For the Moss Stitch Diamonds pattern, cast on in a multiple of 6 sts plus 1.

Row 1 (RS): *K3, p1, k2; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 2: P1, *(p1, k1) twice, p2; rep from * to end

Row 3: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 4: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 5: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1

Row 6: As row 2 (P1, *(p1, k1) twice, p2; rep from * to end)

Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

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