How many stitches do I cast on for diamond brocade blanket?

How do you knit a diamond lattice stitch?

Diamond Lattice Knitting Stitch. Left Twist (LT) – Skip the first stitch and knit the second stitch through the back loop keeping the stitch on the needle, and then knit the skipped stitch. Slip both stitches from the needle together.

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