Knit to be Square:
This basic Garter Stitch Square is a great place to start when working on a sampler afghan. Knit just one and combine with squares of other stitch patterns or knit a bunch of Garter squares to make a simple and colorful throw or blanket.
- about 120 yards of the worsted weight yarn of your choice (I used Plymouth Encore color 515)
- one pair size 8 US knitting needles
- scissors and yarn needle
17 stitches per 4 inches, o4 2.5 stitches per inch.
12 by 12 inch block.
- Cast on 51 stitches.
- Knit every stitch of every row until piece measures 12 inches.
- Bind off. Weave in ends.