Decorated Diamonds

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Decorated Diamonds - Stitch Sample

How many types of diamonds can you find in this picture? Here's a hint: there are reverse stockinette and small moss stitch diamonds, as well as stockinette diamonds, decorated with a cute moss stitch element. Are we missing something?

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 20 + 1 + 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. Work all stitches on the wrong side as they appear.

Decorated Diamonds - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * p3, k1, p2, (k1, p3) x 2, (k1, p2) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 2: edge st, k1, * (k2, p1) x 2, (k3, p1) x 2, k2, p1, k3; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * p2, k1, p2, k3, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k3, p2, k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 4: edge st, k1, * k1, p1, k2, p3, (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p3, k2, p1, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * p1, k1, p2, k5, p3, k5, p2, k1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 6: edge st, k1, * p1, k2, p5, k3, p5, k2, p1, k1; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * k1, p2, k5, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k5, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 8: edge st, p1, * k2, p5, (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p5, k2, p1; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * p2, k5, p3, k1, p3, k5, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 10: edge st, k1, * k1, p5, k3, p1, k3, p5, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 11: edge st, * p3, k3, p9, k3, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 12: edge st, k1, * k2, p3, k9, p3, k3; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 13: edge st, * p4, k1, p11, k1, p3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 14: edge st, k1, * k3, p1, k11, p1, k4; repeat from * to last st, edge st

Repeat rows 1 through 14.