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Day 13 : Diamonds & Knots Lace Knit Stitch : #21daysoflaceknitstitches

Welcome to Day 13 of the 21 Days of Lace Knit Stitches Series!

Learn how to knit this diamonds & knots lace knit stitch in the video tutorial below. If you like bobbles, you’re gonna like this stitch!

This was a new type of bobble stitch for me. It’s not big like a normal bobble stitch and it’s not small like a popcorn stitch, it’s somewhere in the middle. I think this knot stitch is easier to create than a bobble too. Bonus!


Materials:

Size US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles
Yarn: Lana Grande by Cascade Yarns


Video Tutorial Part 1:


Video Tutorial Part 2:

*I’m so sorry, I lied. Row 16 isn’t the last row… there’s 4 more rows.


Video Tutorial Part 3:


Pattern, Knit Flat:

CO in multiples of 14+1 STS {minimum of 2 repeats}
For my swatch I CO 29 STS

Row 1 {WS}: *P*
Row 2 {RS}: K6 *YO, SK2PO, YO, K5, KNOT, K5* YO, SK2PO, YO, K6
Row 3 {WS}: *P*
Row 4 {RS}: K4 *K2TOG, YO, K3, YO, SKP, K7* K2TOG, YO, K3, YO, SKP, K4
Row 5 {WS}: *P*
Row 6 {RS}: K3 *K2TOG, YO, K5, YO, SKP, K5* K2TOG, YO, K5, YO, SKP, K3
Row 7 {WS}: *P*
Row 8 {RS}: K2 *K2TOG, YO, K7, YO, SKP, K3* K2TOG, YO, K7, YO, SKP, K2
Row 9 {WS}: *P*
Row 10 {RS}: K1 *K2TOG, YO, K9, YO, SKP, K1*
Row 11 {WS}: *P*
Row 12 {RS}: K2TOG *YO, K5, KNOT, K5, YO, SK2PO* YO, K5, KNOT, K5, YO, SKP
Row 13 {WS}: *P*
Row 14 {RS}: K2 *YO, SKP, K7, K2TOG, YO, K3* YO, SKP, K7, K2TOG, YO, K2
Row 15 {WS}: *P*
Row 16 {RS}: K3 *YO, SKP, K5, K2TOG, YO, K5* YO, SKP, K7, K2TOG, YO, K3
Row 17 {WS}: *P*
Row 18 {RS}: K4 *YO, SKP, K3, K2TOG, YO, K7* YO, SKP, K7, K2TOG, YO, K4
Row 19 {WS}: *P*
Row 20 {RS}: K5 *YO, SKP, K1, K2TOG, YO, K9* YO, SKP, K9, K2TOG, YO, K5
Repeat rows 1-20 until desired length.


Tip:

This stitch curls a little bit, so a border would work best for this stitch.

I’m very happy with the stitch, however I think it would look even better blocked.

Increase and decrease on the same row, so the stitch count is the same on all rows.

This would make a beautiful hat, blanket, scarf, sweater, really anything. I love this stitch!


Lace Knit Stitch Yarn Options:

Read my article Best Yarn For Lace Knit Stitches to learn about the good, the bad and the exceptions when choosing a yarn for lace knitting!


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together
KNOT – KPKPKP, creating 6 STS and then slip each one over the last one created
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
RS – right side
SKP – slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit the next stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch
SK2PO – slip 1 stitch knit-wise, knit the next 2 stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitches
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side
YO – yarn over


Front:

Front side of the Diamonds & Knots Lace Knit Stitch swatch


Back:

Back side of the Diamonds & Knots Lace Knit Stitch swatch


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