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Diamond Knitting Patterns

by | Jan 14, 2016 | Accessories, Shape, Stitch Pattern

Diamond Motif Knitting Patterns - Diamonds are a knitter's best friend - that is diamond lace, diamond cables, diamond stitch patterns, diamond colorwork in these knitting patterns, most are free

Diamonds are a knitter’s best friend – diamond motifs that is — in diamond lace, diamond cables, diamond stitch patterns, diamond colorwork in these knitting patterns, most are free.

To get the patterns, scroll down to the individual pattern you want and click on the pattern link.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Rowell Mitts

Rowell Mitts

Fingerless mitts with a diamond textured pattern on top and practical rib on the palm. Designed by megi burcl for Brown Sheep Company. Sport weight yarn.

Lattice Diamonds Knitting Stitch

Diamond Lace Sweater

Instructions for knitting lattice diamond stitch.

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Diamond Lace Sweater | Free Knitting Patterns for Lace Pullover Sweaters at

Diamond Lace Sweater

A simply shaped pullover sweater worked in garter stitch with diamonds outlined by eyelets.

Free knitting pattern for Susan's Blissful Sunset Cardigan cropped three quarter sleeve sweater

Susan’s Blissful Sunset Cardigan

Kathy Zimmerman’s cropped cardigan with three-quarter sleeves features diamonds formed by cables and openwork lace.

Free knitting pattern for Gala Print Cardigan with lace diamond pattern

Gala Print Cardigan

Lana Grossa designed this bell sleeve cardigan with diamond lace pattern. Great for multi-color yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Adult and Child In Between Seasons Hat with diamond lace pattern

In Between Seasons Hat

Adult and Child sized hat with diamond lace pattern designed by Elena Nodel. Great use for multi-colored yarn in the body to contrast with the lace band. Sizes Small – Extra Large; 18-24″

Free knitting pattern for Fairhaven long-sleeved pullover sweater with diamond cable pattern

Fairhaven Pullover

Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns, this long-sleeved pullover sweater features a diamond cable pattern. Woman’s Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

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Free knitting pattern for Rangoli Cable Beret and more diamond stitch patterns

© houndiesmom

Cabled Rangoli Beret

Technically, Desi Knitter’s design is not based on diamonds but “inspired by an 8-point lotus-shaped ‘rangoli’ design my mother makes, one of the many rice-powder free-hand designs drawn outside many South Indian homes”, but the cable pattern, especially for houndiesmom’s project, looks like a diamond shape to me.

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Free Knitting Pattern - Bags, Purses & Totes: Victoria Bag

Victoria Bag

This purse design by Knitwise features a diamond brocade pattern. Approximate size 27cm wide 20cm high 7cm deep.

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Glacier Cowl free knitting pattern by Jo Strong and more free cowl knitting patterns at

© Jo Strong

Glacier Cowl

Jo Strong designed this cowl with alternating panels of diamond (checkerboard) lace mesh and garter stitch. She recommends two lace weight yarn strands knit together or fingering weight yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Classic Cables Afghan

Classic Cables Afghan

Moss stitch adds textures to the diamond cable trellis in this throw. Knit with two strands of yarn together on US 11 needles. Approx. 46″ [117 cm] wide x 60″ [152.5 cm] long.

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Free knitting pattern for Cable and Lace Baby Blanket and more baby blanket knitting patterns

Cable and Lace Baby Blanket

Designed by Yarnspirations with diamond lace and cables. Approx 36″ [91.5 cm] square.

Jasseron Pullover Sweater Free Knitting Pattern with lace sleeves and other long sleeve pullover sweater knitting patterns

Jasseron Pullover Sweater

Becky Wolf designed this intriguing pullover with feminine lace sleeves and ballet neckline contrasting with a casual body. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Free knitting pattern for Dorothea Wrap and more diamond stitch knitting patterns

Dorothea Wrap

Amy Christoffers designed this lace stole for Berroco that forms a geometric diamond pattern.

Diamond Patterned Bag Free Knitting Pattern | Bag, Purse, and Tote Free Knitting Patterns at

Diamond Patterned Bag

This roomy bag is knitted mainly in garter stitch with a diamond-patterned panel across the front measures 43cm wide x 38cm deep

Free knitting pattern for Modern Argyle Pulloverlong sleeved sweater with diamond cable motif

Modern Argyle Pullover Sweater

Nancy Rieck’s sweater features a diamond argyle pattern with cables and twisted stitches. Sizes 32-52

Free knitting pattern for top down summer lace cardigan with diamond lace and short sleeves

Top Down Summer Lace Cardigan

Vera Sanon’s cropped short-sleeved cardigan is knit seamlessly and features a diamond lace detail. S (34-36), M(38-40) L/XL(42-46)” XXL(47″)

Free knitting pattern for To Zola With Love lace wrap shawl

© Naturalstateknits

To Zola With Love Wrap

Kay Meador’s lace prayer shawl features a central medallion panel of diamonds. Great for multi-colored yarn!

Free knitting pattern for Cassie Shrug with diamond lace

Cassie Bolero

Easy shrug by DROPS Design features a diamond lace pattern. Worked flat in one piece. Size: S/M – L – XL /XXL – XXXL

Free knitting pattern for Embroidered Fingerless Mitts and more wrist warmer knitting patterns

Embroidered Wrist Warmers

Knit and Crochet Now designed these two-color fingerless mitts with a diamond pattern embellishment. Yarn is also available at the pattern site.

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Free knitting pattern for Corona pullover sweater with hood and more hoodie patterns


Teresa Gregorio designed this hoodie pullover sweater with diamond pattern trim. Sizes 28″ – 54″

Free knitting pattern for Enya Fair Isle Shawl and more colorful shawl knitting patterns

Enya Fair Isle Shawl

Rita Maassen’s shawl is knitted in fair isle from the bottom up with diamond colorwork.

Lacy Diamond Purse Free Knitting Pattern | Bag, Purse, and Tote Free Knitting Patterns at

Lacy Diamond Purse

Designed by Jill Chatelain, this bag is 9.5″ wide by 7.5″ in length.

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Diamond Cashmere Poncho

The diamond pattern and fringe of the Vintage Cashmere Poncho designed by Pierrot Yarns for DK yarn is topped off by a collar.

Diamond Edging

Perfect edging for decorations, table settings, dresses, and shawls, especially for weddings.

Lace Blanket Shawl

Lace Blanket Shawl

Denise Twum designed this worsted weight shawl with a diamond lace pattern panel surrounded by other lace stitches.

Free knitting pattern for Diamond and Lozenge Washcloth - great stash buster

Diamond and Lozenge Dishcloth

Beth Richardson’s design is a great stash buster for cotton yarn. Easy for beginning knitters!

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Patterns for Purchase

Knitting pattern for Matterhon Long Fingerless Mitts and more wristwarmer mitts

Matterhorn Long Fingerless Mitts

There are three distinct cables in the mitts with the center cables forming a diamond pattern.

Free knitting pattern for Diamond Weave Hat and more beanie knitting patterns

Diamond Weave Hat

Clear & simple instructions along with picture tutorials make this a beautiful & fun project. Sized for teens and adults.

Knitting pattern for Diamond Pullover with Funnel collar

Diamond Funnelneck Pullover

This sweater features a pretty slip stitch diamond pattern, dolman sleeves, and funnel collar. Finished Size: 40 (44, 47 1/2, 51 1/2, 55 1/2, 59)” bust circumference.

Cottage Baby Blanket

Not only does this baby blanket have diamond lace edging and border, the other motifs are knit in concentric diamond shaped panels. This pattern is one of 21 patterns in the Interweave Knits Summer 2015. Designed by Ava T. Coleman, this counterpane is a variation on a popular pre–Civil War pattern called Grandmother Anderson’s Pattern.

Finished Size 46” square.

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Knitting pattern for Reversible Smocked Wrap

Reversible Smocked Head Wrap

Quick project for reversible ear warmer with diamond smocking.

Chunky Lace Knit Scarf knitting pattern and more lacy scarf knitting patterns

Chunky Lace Scarf

A lovely diamond pattern is trimmed with fringe. Finished size is 9 1/2″W x 60″L, excluding fringe.

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Tuscany Lace Tunic Knitting pattern

Tuscany Lace Tunic

This well structured pattern allows for a balance between a flattering stabilizing yoke continuing into a lovely draped diamond patterned lace lower tunic. Sizes 36 (40, 44, 48)” (91.5 [101.5, 112, 122] cm) finished bust circumference

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Knitting pattern for Diamond Cable Headwarmer

Woodland Walk Headband

This headwrap features diamond cables. This headband comes in 4 different sizes (length x width).

Knitting pattern for Sign of Four Scarf with diamond pattern with solid and openwork diamonds

Sign of Four Scarf

This scarf features solid and openwork diamonds.

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Knitting pattern for Trimble Court Scarf with double knit diamond argyle pattern

Trimble Court Scarf

Reversible argyle scarf double knit with a diamond motif.

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Last-Minute Afghans

Last Minute Afghans

Made as smaller separate pieces that are joined together later, the knit patterns inLast-Minute Afghans are fun, fast and great for on-the-go knitting. Knit with bulky yarn or two strands of yarn knit together. On sale for only $3.49 at Annie’s. That’s about 58 cents per pattern!

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