This technique is used to create square pieces of fabric when knitting flat. By decreasing at a particular points in your work you can make a 45 degree angle that looks really nice with garter stitch. Mitered squares are great to use in afghans and piece together like quilts.
How many stitches are in a 10 inch square?
How many stitches you need for a 10 inch square will depend on the thickness of the yarn and the size of the needle, and how tightly you knit. This is a (very) rough guide to how many stitches … Then just keep knitting until your work measure 10 inches/25cm long and cast off.
How to knit a 10 inch/25 cm square.
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