Lace of Diamonds

A nice simple cable and lace pattern, I’ve been working on this design for weeks, but sometimes a pattern will not work until it’s ready, well that’s my belief!

Lace of Diamonds
Lace of Diamonds

Lace of Diamonds

Abbreviations
k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
yo – yarn over
cn – cable needle
sl – slip
psso – pass slipped stitch over
skpo – sl 1 st, k1, pass sl st over
s2kpo – sl 2 sts together knitwise, k1, pass both sl sts over
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
C3B – sl next st onto cn and hold at back of work, k2 from left-hand needle, knit st from cn
C3F – sl next 2 sts onto cn and hold at front of work, k1 from left-hand needle, knit sts from cn
T3B – slip next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then purl st from cable needle
T3F – slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next st from left-hand needle, then purl st from cable needle

Cast on 25 sts (15 for main pattern + 5 either side)

Row 1: P9, C3B, k1, C3F, p9.

Row 2: K9, p7, k9.

Row 3: P8, C3B, yo, s2kpo, yo, C3F, p8.

Row 4: K8, p9, k8.

Row 5: P7, C3B, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, yo, C3F, p7.

Row 6: K7, p11, k7.

Row 7: P6, C3b, yo, skpo, yo, s2kpo, yo, k2tog, yo, C3F, p6.

Row 8: K6, p13, k6.

Row 9: P5, C3B, (yo, skpo) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, C3F, p5.

Row 10: K5, P15, k5.

Row 11: P5, T3F, (yo,skpo) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, T3B, p5.

Row 12: K6, p13, k6.

Row 13: P6, T3F, yo, skpo, yo, s2kpo, yo, k2tog, yo, T3B, p6.

Row 14: K7, p11, k7.

Row 15: P7, T3F, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, yo, T3B, p7.

Row 16: K8, p9, k8.

Row 17: P8, T3F, yo, s2kpo, yo, T3B, p8.

Row 18: K9, p7, k9.

Row 19: P9, T3F, k1, T3B, p9.

Row 20: K10, p5, k10.

Row 21: P10, C5B, p10.

Row 22: K10, p5, k10.

These 22 rows form the pattern.

© Shana Rae 2016

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. This really is gorgeous, Shana 🙂

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