Saturday Stitch: Mosaic Diamonds

Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
Today’s stitch is: Mosaic Diamonds


Rows of large moss stitch diamonds and chains of small stockinette diamonds form this mosaic knitting stitch. Lovely on a sweater, scarf, throw, plillow etc.  You need a stitch number multiple of 12 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the * as many times as you like.

Instructions.

Row 1: edge st, * (k1, p3) x 3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 2: edge st, p1, * (k3, p1) x 3; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * (p1, k1, p3, k1) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 4: edge st, k1, * (p1, k3, p1, k1) x 2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * p2, (k1, p3) x 2, k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st>
Row 6: edge st, k1, * k1, p1, (k3, p1) x 2, k2, repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * p3, k1, p1, k3, p1, k1, p2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 8: edge st, k1, * k2, p1, k1, p3, k1, p1, k3, repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * p4, k5, p3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 10: edge st, k1, * k3, p5, k4; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 11: same as row 7
Row 12: same as row 8
Row 13: same as row 5
Row 14: same as row 6
Row 15: same as row 3
Row 16: same as row 4
Row 17: same as row 1
Row 18: same as row 2
Row 19: edge st, * k4, p2, k1, p2, k3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 20: edge st, p1, * p3, k2, p1, k2, p4; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 21: edge st, * k3, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 22: edge st, p1, * p2, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p3; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 23: edge st, * k2, p2, k1, p3, k1, p2, k2; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k1, edge st
Row 24: edge st, p1, * p2, k2, p1, k3, p1, k2, p2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 25: same as row 21
Row 26: same as row 22
Row 27: same as row 19
Row 28: same as row 20
Repeat rows from 1 through 28.
Difficulty level: Medium

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