Garter Mitered Corner Stitch

How to Knit the Garter Mitered Corner Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The garter mitered corner is a square motif perfect for domino style afghans. The effect is created by knitting decreases in the center of a garter stitch swatch. These decreases pull in the sides of the fabric, creating symmetrically angled sides. The squares are quick and easy to make, and perfect for mindless knitting in front of the TV. They can easily be made in complementary colors and assembled into an interesting pattern for a blanket.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

any odd number of stitches great than 5

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On any odd number of stitches greater than 5

Note: Your finished square will be half the size of your cast on row on its longest side
  • Row 1 (RS): knit to center 5 stitches, k2tog, k1, k2tog tbl, knit to end.
  • Row 2: knit all sts, including made sts, except the centre st (axis) purl this st.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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