Fancy Lace Knitting Stitch: Diamond Lace Stitch

Fancy Lace Knitting Stitch: Diamond Lace Stitch.

In this new geometrical stitch (yes, we’re kinda becoming obsessed with them 😅), stocking stitch and garter stitch alternate to shape diamonds, spaced out by eyelets in diagonal rows: you can’t miss the Diamond Lace Stitch, so keep reading for the tutorial!

Fancy Lace Knitting Stitch: Diamond Lace Stitch

Diamond Lace Knitting Stitch

The yarn you see in the swatch above is BettaKnit’s Love My Jeans in Emerald in two plies. To get this tension, we used 4 mm (US 6) Beechwood Knitting Needles (you can choose the right needle size adjusting to your yarn and tension).

Get ready to start knitting!

Diamond Lace Stitch Tutorial

Cast on a multiple of 10 + 1 stitches.

Row #1:
  • *Knit 1 stitch, yarn over, 1 SKP (slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch), knit 5 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. End with 1 knit stitch.
Row #2:

Purl 1 stitch, *purl 2 stitches, knit 5 stitches, purl 3 stitches*.

Row #3:

*Knit 2 stitches, yarn over, 1 SKP, knit 3 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 1 stitch*, knit 1 stitch.

Row #4:

Purl 1 stitch, *purl 3 stitches, knit 3 stitches, purl 4 stitches*.

Row #5:

*Knit 3 stitches, yarn over, 1 SKP, knit 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 2 stitches*, knit 1 stitch.

Row #6:

Purl 1 stitch, *purl 4 stitches, knit 1 stitch, purl 5 stitches*.

Row #7:

*Knit 4 stitches, yarn over, 1 SK2P (slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit 2 stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over the 2 stitches together), yarn over, knit 3 stitches*, knit 1 stitch.

Rows #8 and #16:

Purl rows.

Row #9:

*Knit 3 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 1 stitch, yarn over, 1 SKP, knit 2 stitches*, knit 1 stitch.

Row #10:

Knit 1 stitch, *knit 2 stitches, purl 5 stitches, knit 3 stitches*.

Row #11:

*Knit 2 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 3 stitches, yarn over, 1 SKP, knit 1 stitch*, knit 1 stitch.

Row #12:

Knit 1 stitch, *knit 1 stitch, purl 7 stitches, knit 2 stitches*.

Row #13:

*Knit 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, knit 5 stitches, yarn over, 1 SKP*, knit 1 stitch.

Row #14:

Knit 1 stitch, *purl 9 stitches, knit 1 stitch*.

Row #15:

Knit 2 stitches together, yarn over, *knit 7 stitches, yarn over, 1 SK2P, yarn over*, knit 7 stitches, yarn over, 1 SKP.

Row #17:

Repeat from Row #1.

Diamond Lace Stitch Chart

Diamond Lace Stitch Chart

Diamond Lace Stitch Chart

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If you enjoyed this geometrical fancy stitch, you will also love the Mock Honeycomb Stitch!

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