Diamond Garter St Edging
inc = increase by knitting into the back and front of the next stitch
K = Knit
Using contrast colour cast on 2 sts and work as follows:
1st and every right side row: Knit
2nd row: inc in each st
4th row: K, inc in next two sts, K
6th row: K1, inc, K2, inc, K1
8th row: K1, inc, K4, inc, K1
10th row: K1, inc, K6, inc, K1
12th row: K1, inc, K8, inc, K1
13th row: Knit, put aside but do not break yarn.
Work enough triangles for your desired width.
Join main colour yarn and knit following the intarsia chart above. Chart shows 2 repeats.
Continue in your chosen st for your garment.
This edging makes a great edging for garter st scarves, for a special finish put a tassel at the point of each diamond, and in the V between diamonds.
Copyright © January, 1998 Sarah Bradberry