Latest news – We had a great time and splendid refreshments at the square knitting party. We now are one third of the way there with about 300 squares and the first blanket has been mapped out.
Please keep knitting!
Squares should be 4 inches in size and made from washable double knitting yarn in any colour.
There is a helpful video How to Knit a Blanket Square. – YouTube which shows a method giving a good firm edge.
.. and here’s a printed version of the pattern which is easy to follow:
Corner to corner squares for the 900 challenge:
Cast on 2 st
Row 1 Slip 1, knit into front and back of next st (kfb)
Row 2 Slip 1, kbf, knit to end
Repeat until side of square measures 4in.
Knit one row
Next row Slip1, k2tog, knit to end
Repeat until 4 st remain
Pass 1st st over2nd st, cut off yarn and pull through loop to fasten off.