Knitting Pattern: Simple Eyelet Diamonds

Simple Eyelet Diamonds (multiple of 8 sts)

Note: the instructions below are a generic description of how to execute this stitch pattern. For a single repeat, you'd only need eight stitches (multiple of 8 sts) but you'd have a VERY narrow piece! You may cast on any number of stitches that is a multiple of 8 for this pattern stitch.

Row 1 and all WS rows Purl. 
Row 2 Knit. 
Row 4 K4, *yo, ssk, k6; rep from *, end k4. 
Row 6 K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3; rep from *, end k2. 
Row 8 Rep row 4. 
Row 10 Knit. 
Row 12 K7; rep from * of row 4, end k1. 
Row 14 K5; rep from * of row 6, end k3. 
Row 16 Rep row 12. 
Rep rows 1-16.

Stitch directions reproduced with permission, from Vogue Knitting Stitchionary: Volume One, Sixth & Spring Books, 2005