# How do you knit a mitered rectangle?

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## How many stitches do you need for a mitred square?

Mitred Square 1:

Using the 3.25mm double pointed needle, cast on 48 stitches, I used a long tail cast on. Row 1 (WS) : knit 24 stitches, place marker, knit 24 stitches.

## How do you knit a diagonal square?

Diagonal Square

1. k2tog: Knit two together. …
2. Row 1: Cast on 2 sts.
3. Row 2: Knit to end of row.
4. Row 3: Knit 1, increase 1, Knit to end of row.
5. Next row: Knit to end of row. …
6. Row 1: Knit 1, k2tog, knit to end of row.
7. Next row: Cast off, leaving a 20” (50cm) tail which is used for sewing the squares together.
8. S1: Slip 1 purlwise.

## How many rows and stitches make a square?

Start by casting on 60 stitches and work every row in knit stitch. Keep on going, knitting every row until you have a square – this will be about 120-130 rows. It should be approximately 12 inches by 12 inches but don’t worry if it’s a bit bigger or smaller – we will still be able to use it.

## How do you knit a diagonal rectangle?

To knit a diagonal rectangle, you need to work your blanket in three portions- the increase, the middle, and the decrease. Next row, and all even rows: Knit all stitches. Next row, and all even rows: Knit all stitches. Repeat these two rows until you measure the length to be 40 inches.

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## How do you knit a diagonal stripe?

How to Knit Diagonally

1. Cast On 2 stitches.
2. Row 1: Increase in each stitch (4 stitches)
3. Row 2: Knit (garter), or purl (stockinette)
4. Row 3: Knit across – Increase in 1st and last stitch (knitting front & back is easiest)
5. Continue working rows 2 & 3 until the bottom edge of triangle is as wide as desired ending with Row 2.

## How do you knit a rectangle corner to corner afghan?

Knitting pattern: Corner to corner rectangle

Row 1: knit all stitches. Increase row: slip 1 knitwise, K1, yarn over, knit to the end of row. Repeat row 2 until the sides are as long as you want the shortest side of your rectangle to be. When increasing on all rows your work will be shaped like a triangle.

## How do you knit a perfect square?

It’s that simple! Continue knitting rows 1 and 2 until your square is as long as it is wide. To ensure your square is 8″ (20cm), either use a tape measure or form a triangle by folding one corner of your square over to meet the opposite corner as shown – if all sides are equal then you have a square!