# How many rows does it take to knit a square?

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## How many knitting stitches make 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?

We recommend a 6 inch or 15 cm blanket square. It is better for a group to agree dimensions rather than a row and stitch count because knitters’ tensions can vary a huge amount, and it is more difficult to make a good looking blanket if all the squares are a different size.

## How many rows make a square?

So, to make a 4″ square, you would knit 14 sts and 18 rows. To make a square with 50 sts, you will have to calculate that 50 sts divided by (14 sts/4″) = approximately 14.25″. To get 14.25″ of rows, you need to knit (18 rows/4″) x 14.25 = approximately 64 rows.

## How many stitches is a 5 inch square?

Cast on 18-20 stitches, leaving a long tail (we will use the tails to sew the squares together). 2. Knit a few rows and check your work. Squares should be 5 inches wide.

## How many rows and stitches make a square?

Keep on going, knitting every row until you have a square – this will be about 120-130 rows. It should be approximately 12 inches by 12 inches but don’t worry if it’s a bit bigger or smaller – we will still be able to use it. Once you have finished knitting all your rows, cast off all the stitches.

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## How many squares does it take to make a blanket?

An average-sized blanket will require 88 blocks, measuring 48 x 66 inches. That isn’t the only amount you need, though. You can put granny squares on other blanket sizes too! A baby blanket that is 42 inches all around will need 49 granny squares.