Frequent question: How do you knit a diagonal square?

How many stitches do I cast on for a square?

Cast on enough stitches to make 8” (20cm), which should be anywhere from 35 to 40 stitches. Try to make your stitches neither too loose nor too tight to help ensure uniform squares. This may vary slightly depending on your tension.

What size should knitted squares be?

Blanket squares should be 8” (20cm) on all sides. Don’t worry if your square is slightly bigger or smaller though, just try to get close. We can find a place for every square in someone’s blanket!

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