Special Technique
Cable cast-on = Turn work so stitches are on
left needle, *insert needle between first and
2nd stitch on left needle, wrap and draw loop
through (as if making a knit st), slip the new
stitch back onto the left needle; repeat from *
until the desired number of stitches have been
Designed by Christine Marie Chen
Pattern Stitch
Diamond Stitch (multiple of 4 sts + 1)
Row 1: *K1, p1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: P1, *k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 3: *P1, k3; repeat from * to last st, p1.
Row 4: K1, *p3, k1; repeat from * to end.
Row 5: *K1, p1; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 6: P1, *k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
Row 7: *K2, p1, k1;
repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 8: P1, *p1, k1, p2; repeat from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1-8 for Diamond Stitch pattern.
What you will need:
Red Heart® Romy: 3 balls
00005 Grey
Knitting Needles: 8.0 mm [US 11].
One 5 cm [2”] button, yarn needle
TENSION/GAUGE: 15 sts = 10 cm
[4”]; 19 rows = 10 cm [4”] in
Diamond Stitch. CHECK YOUR
TENSION/GAUGE. Use any size
needle to obtain the tension/
Weave in ends. Sew button to right side of
cowl approximately 38 cm [15”] from cast
on, 6.5 cm [2½”] in from edge opposite
buttonhole (see diagram).
k = knit; p = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); mm =
millimeters; cm = centimeters; [ ] = work
directions in brackets the number of times
specified; * = repeat whatever follows the *
as indicated.
21cm [8¼"]
Button Diamond
Knit the perfect scarf – it buttons so you can
arrange it and it will stay how you want it.
The diamond stitch is highlighted by using
any solid colour yarn.
Cast on 31 sts. Working first and last selvedge
stitches in Garter Stitch (knit every row),
work Rows 1-8 of Diamond Stitch pattern
over center 29 stitches until Cowl measures
approximately 99 cm [39”] from cast on edge,
end on Row 4.
Row 5 (Buttonhole Row): K2, *p1, k1; repeat
from * to last 11 sts. With yarn in front, slip
1 purlwise, yarn back. *Slip 1, bind off 1 st;
repeat from * 5 more times. Slip last bound
off stitch back to left needle; turn work. Using
cable cast-on, cast on 7 sts; turn work. Yarn
back, slip 1, pass extra stitch over; k1, p1, k2.
Work Rows 6-8, then Rows 1-5. Cast off.
Red Heart® Romy, Art.
9809659 available in
50 g (1.76 oz), 80 m
(87 yd) balls
Finished Size: 21 cm [8¼”] wide x 101.5 cm
[40”] long
Please Note: Print this pattern using Landscape Orientation.
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