The Mitered Square :: Knitting Stitch #143

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit a mitered square. This technique is used to create square pieces of fabric when knitting flat. By decreasing at a particular point 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.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
sl st
Slip Stitch
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: Knit all sts.
  • Row 2: Knit until one st before where you want to decrease, sl 1, k2tog, psso, knit to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have 3 sts left. Then slip 1, k2tog, psso. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

Swatch Photos

NSAD-Mitered-Squares

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