Diamond Ribs

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Diamonds & Triangles - Stitch Sample

Vertical stitch pattern of diamonds and triangles that requires a bit more attention to the knitting chart.

Difficulty level: Medium

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 22 + 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. Purl all stitches on the wrong side.

Diamonds & Triangles - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * p1, k4, (p1, k1) x 6, p1, k4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 2 & all other wrong side rows: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * p2, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, (p1, k1) x 2, p2, k1, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * k1, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, (p1, k1) x 3, p1, k2, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k3, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * k1, p2, k2, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k3, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k2, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 11: edge st, * p2, k3, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k3, p2, k1, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 13: edge st, * p1, k4, (p1, k1) x 6, p1, k4; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 15: edge st, * p2, k3, p1, k1, p2, (k1, p1) x 2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 17: edge st, * k1, p2, k2, (p1, k1) x 3, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 19: edge st, * k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k3, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 21: edge st, * k1, p2, k2, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k3, (p1, k1) x 2, p1, k2, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 23: edge st, * p2, k3, p1, k1, p2, k3, p1, k1, p2, k1, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st

Repeat rows 1 through 24.