Garter Mitered Corner Stitch

Stitch Description

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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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
any odd number of stitches great than 5

Stitch Characteristics

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.

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