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The blanket square knitting pattern is part of the Charity Cozy Fall MAL. Twenty unique knit and crochet square designs will release throughout the month of October 2022 to form a cozy fall blanket. You can find all the MAL info and all the knit square patterns HERE!
You can get the free pattern below or grab the Ad-FREE PDF from my Etsy and Ravelry Shops. You can also grab all 20 knitting squares from the Cozy Fall MAL so you don’t have to wait for new squares to be released. 30% from each bundle purchase will be donated to Cure Childhood Cancer! You will also be entered into a raffle to win 1 of 3 epic prize bundles!
FREE Knit Blanket Squares Pattern About the Pattern:
This beginner-friendly pattern is for a knitted square that is worked up flat in alternating broad spiral stitch and ribbed patterns giving a spiral effect! This easy blanket squares knitting pattern is for an 8 x 8 in. knit square using a combination of the broad spiral stitch and 2 x 2 rib stitch to give a fun play on textures.
Yarn: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch in Chocolate – 70 yards Size 4 Weight (80% Acrylic 20% Superwash Wool; 100 g/3.5 oz; 208 yds/190 m)
Needles & Hooks:
- Gauge is 20 st. by 20 rows for a 4 x 4 in. square in stockinette
- The finished size is 8 by 8 in.
K2tog: Knit two stitches together
Helpful video tutorials:
Cast on and knit:
Broad Spiral Stitch (Rows 6 to 9 in the pattern):
2 x 2 Rib stitch (Rows 10 to 17 in the pattern):
Cast on 28 sts on your knitting needles.
Rows 1 to 5: Knit across
Row 6 (Wrong Side): k4 K2,*p4, k2; rep from * to end until you reach the last 4 sts, k4.
Row 7: k4, P2, *(k2tog but do not sl from needle, insert right hand needle between the sts just knitted tog, and knit the 1st st again; then sl both sts from needle tog) twice, p2; rep from * to end until you reach the last 4 sts, k4
Row 8: k4 K2,*p4, k2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4
Row 9: k4, P2, *k1, k2tog and knit 1st st again as in row 7; k1, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4
Rows 10 to 13: Repeat Rows 6 to 9
Rows 14 to 17: k4, *k2, p2 rep from * to end until you reach the last 4 sts, k4.
Rows 18 to 21: Repeat rows 14 to 17
Continue repeating rows 6 to 21 until the piece measures 7.5 inches. Knit for 5 rows.
Bind off, cut yarn, and weave in all loose ends. Steam block to the 8 x 8 in. dimensions.
You are done! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]
This is an original pattern from Noor’s Knits, ©2022. Please do not reprint, repost, or sell any parts of this pattern, but feel free to link back to my blog. You are welcome to sell finished items made from this pattern but please kindly link back to my website. Send questions to [email protected].