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Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide To
Knitting & Crocheting Illustrated (3rd ed.)

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Knitting Stitch Patterns

Diagonals

Diagonals

A stockinette background with reverse stockinette diagonal ridges make this pattern stitch pop out. The wrong side looks equally nice but the ridges move in the other direction and are larger.

The ridges and background can be worked over any number of stiches and each can be wider or more narrow once the principle is understood.

Multiple of 8 + 6

Rows 1 (RS): p3, *k5, p3; rep from *, end k3
Row 2: p4, *k3, p5; rep from * end k2
Row 3: p1, k5, *p3, k5; rep from *
Row 4: k1, p5, *k3, p5; rep from *
Rows 5: k4, *p3, k5; rep from *, end p2
Row 6: k3, *p5, k3; rep from *, end p3
Row 7: k2, p3, *k5, p3; rep from *, end k1
Row 8: p2, k3, *p5, k3; rep from *, end p1

Rep Rows 1-8.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.

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