Daily Swatch: Pattern Types – Diamond Repeat

trellis

Now that we’ve seen block repeats and half-drops, let’s look the repeat typesinvolving interlocking shapes (also called diaper by some sources. Do they still use that term, or has it lost out completely to its more common and less sexy usage?)

First up, diamond repeats, which is nothing more mysterious than a block repeat turned on point. (We’ll also be revisiting ogees, which are just squished, curvy diamonds.) Above: trellis from the collection of damselfly58 on Flickr.

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