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Double Diamond Knitting Pattern

A nice and simple pattern that has no wrong or right side, it looks good from either side!

Double Diamond

k – knit
p – purl
st/sts – stitch/stitches
yo – yarn over
sl – slip
skpo – sl 1 st, k1, pass sl st over

Cast on multiples of 14 sts.

Row 1: *k3, p3, k4, p3, k1* to end of row.

Row 2: *p2, k1, p4, k5, p2* to end of row.

Row 3: *k1, p7, k6* to end of row.

Row 4: *p5, k3, skpo, yo, k4* to end of row.

Row 5: Same as Row 3.

Row 6: Same as Row 2.

Row 7: Same as Row 1.

Row 8: *k5, p4, k1, p4* to end of row.

Row 9: *p1, k7, p6,* to end of row.

Row 10: *k1, skpo, yo, k4, p5, k2* to end of row.

Row 11: Same as Row 9.

Row 12: Same as Row 8.

These 12 rows form the pattern.

To knit a washcloth, or dishcloth, using DK weight yarn and 4.00mm needles, cast on 42 stitches, knit 4 repeats of the pattern, then Rows 1 & 2 once more, cast off and sew in ends. This makes a cloth approximately 7″/18cm square.

© Shana Rae 2016


2 thoughts on “Double Diamond Knitting Pattern

  1. This brought back a lovely memory for me 🙂
    The pattern looks very like the one my Mum-in-law used, when she knitted 3 jumper-and-trouser sets for my daughter when she was small – I really loved those sets, but passed them on to another little girl when mine grew out of them.

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