How to Crochet a Diamond

A crochet diamonds is a must-know pattern for any crocheter who loves working with motifs and joining them to make bigger projects.

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to crochet a diamond, a great motif to create unique shapes or fill the gaps on some of your other motif projects.

technique overview

They’re pretty simple to crochet

You really only need basic crochet skills to crochet diamonds. Knowing how to make the double crochet is a big plus as well as being comfortable crocheting in the round. By the way, if you want to learn more about crocheting in the round, check out our guide here.

put it to use

When to use a crochet diamond your project

Crochet diamonds are great to use as “filler” shapes when crocheting a hexagon motif blanket. They’re also great to piece together to make star patterns as you’ll see in one of our recommended projects.

see how it’s done

Crochet Diamond Tutorial

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Left-Handed Tutorial on YouTube

Right-Handed Tutorial on YouTube


additional information

Used in Demonstration

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (colorway: Royal) – Tutorial
  • Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn (colorways: Hot Green & Soft Violet) – Images
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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pattern details


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Sp Space
  • Tc Treble Crochet
the pattern

Written Instructions

Round 1: Ch 3 and join with a slst to first ch to form a ring. Ch 7. In center of ring [tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc, tc, ch 3, tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc]. Join with a slst to 4th ch.

Round 2: Ch 6. 2 dc ch-3 sp. 1 dc in each st to ch-1 sp. In ch-1 sp [dc, ch 2, dc]. 1 dc in each st to next ch-3 sp. In ch-3 sp [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc]. 1 dc in each st to next ch-1 sp. In ch-1 sp [dc, ch 2, dc]. 1 dc in each sp to last ch-3 sp. 1 dc in ch-3 sp from prev round. Join with a slst to 3rd ch.

Repeat: Rep round 2 until your crochet diamond is the size you want.

project ideas

B.Hooked patterns that use crochet diamonds

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