4 in 1 Diamonds

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4 in 1 Knit Diamonds - Stitch Sample

This type of 4 in 1 knit diamonds can often be seen in different colors on multicolored sweaters. In this particular stitch pattern they form a nice decorative border stitch that can be used in the beginning or at the end of your project or as a standalone knitting stitch. The reverse garter stitch buttons add additional elegance and level of detail to the pattern.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 12 + 12 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

Work right side rows (1, 3, etc.) from right to left, as shown in the chart. Purl all stitches on the wrong side.

4 in 1 Knit Diamonds - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * p2, k8, p2; repeat from * to last 13 sts, p2, k8, p2, edge st
Row 2 & all other wrong side rows: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * p1, k4, p2, k4, p1; repeat from * to last 13 sts, p1, k4, p2, k4, p1, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * k5, p2, k5; repeat from * to last 13 sts, k5, p2, k5, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * k4, p1, k2, p1, k4; repeat from * to last 13 sts, k4, p1, k2, p1, k4, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * k3, p1, k4, p1, k3; repeat from * to last 13 sts, k3, p1, k4, p1, k3, edge st
Row 11: edge st, k2, p2, k4, p2, k2; repeat from * to last 13 sts, k2, p2, k4, p2, k2, edge st
Row 13: edge st, * k1, p1, (k2, p1) x 3, k1; repeat from * to last 13 sts, k1, p1, (k2, p1) x 3, k1, edge st
Row 15 & 17: edge st, * p1, k4, p2, k4, p1; repeat from * to last 13 sts, p1, k4, p2, k4, p1, edge st
Row 19: same as row 13
Row 21: same as row 11
Row 23: same as row 9
Row 25: same as row 7
Row 27: same as row 5
Row 29: same as row 3
Row 31: same as row 1

Repeat rows 1 through 32.