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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.
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
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.