You are going to have so much fun knitting up this Attic Windows Square. We are creating four individual “windows” by knitting mitered squares then stitching them together into one block. For quilt lovers, this might be a familiar design to you, but we are knitting it up. This pattern is the third clue of the Bernat Stitch Along that I’m hosting this season. Make sure to check out the Log Cabin, Flying Geese, and Pinwheel Blocks, too. I hope you join me and create the entire blanket during this 6-week KAL.
YARN AND TOOLS for ATTIC WINDOWS SQUARE
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3 Color Shades of Bernat Blanket Yarn to Knit Attic Windows Square. I’m using 3 shades for the Blanket in this square. We’ll have our circular needle, scissors, a tapestry needle, and stitch markers.
Color MC – Country Blue
Color C – Aubergine
Color D – Dark Teal
- Knitting Needles – Size 11 US (8 mm) 36-inch Circular Knitting Needles
- Tapestry Needle – Clover Chibi Jumbo Bent Tip Darning Needle Set
- Scissors – Gold Stork Crane Scissors
- Stitch Markers – Assorted Color Locking Stitch Markers
KNITTING GAUGE for ATTIC WINDOWS SQUARE
If you want to check your gauge, your 4″ x 4″ square is knit with 7 stitches and 15 rows in the Garter Stitch.
KNITTING ABBREVIATIONS + TECHNIQUES
ATTIC WINDOWS SQUARE
- Approx = Approximate(LY)
- Rem = Remain(ing)
- Rep = Repeat
- RS = Right Side
- St(s) = Stitch(es)
- WS = Wrong Side
- Slip Knot
- CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
- K = Knit Stitch
- K2Tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
- P = Purl Stitch
- PSSO = Pass Slipped Stitch Over
- Tog = Together
- Stretchy BO = Bind Off
- Weave In Ends
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KNITTING PATTERN for ATTIC WINDOWS SQUARE
Motifs (make 4)
Note: When changing colors, twist the 2 colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to avoid a hole.
With MC, cast on 18 sts. With C, cast on 19 sts. 37 sts.
1st row: (RS). With C, K17. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. Place marker on last st worked. With MC, K17. 35 sts.
2nd row: With MC, K17. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K18.
3rd row: With C, K16. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K16. 33 sts.
4th row: With MC, K16. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K17.
5th row: With C, K15. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K15. 31 sts.
6th row: With MC, K15. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K16.
7th row: With C, K14. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K14. 29 sts.
8th row: With MC, K14. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K15.
9th row: With C, K13. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K13. 27 sts.
10th row: With MC, K13. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K14.
11th row: With C, K12. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K12. 25 sts.
12th row: With MC, K12. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K13.
13th row: With C, K11. Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. With MC, K11. 23 sts.
14th row: With MC, K11. Bring MC to front of work (on WS). With C, K12.
Break MC and C.
Join B and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K10. Sl1. K2tog.PSSO. Place marker on last st worked. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: Knit to 1 st before marked st. Sl1. K2tog.PSSO. Knit to end of row. Rep last 2 rows until 3 st rem.
Next row: Sl1. K2tog. PSSO. Fasten off.
Sew Motifs tog as shown in photo.
The free printable knitting pattern and chart for this Flying Geese Block is provided courtesy JOANN.
JOIN THE BERNAT STITCH ALONG
The Bernat Stitch Along creates a beautiful Afghan Blanket over the entire 6 weeks, as well as a bonus Pillow and Basket. These project designs are great for those of you who have completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series. There are a lot of cool ideas to intrigue those of you who are a little more advanced.
I reveal a new weekly Clue on my Bernat Stitch Along page on Mondays, starting September 17, 2018. The Clue will include a new video and a link to download a printable knitting pattern. Each weekly video will show you the finished versions of how my section knitted up that week. I’ll also give you an overview by giving close-up knitting tips and techniques to help you fully understand that week’s written pattern.
BLANKET AFGHAN MYSTERY CLUES
OVERVIEW ► Bernat Stitch Along Fall 2018
CLUE 1 ► Flying Geese
CLUE 2 ► Log Cabin
CLUE 3 ► Attic Windows
CLUE 4 ► Pinwheel
CLUE 5 ► Monday October 15, 2018
CLUE 6 ► Monday October 22, 2018
WATCH VIDEO TUTORIAL
ATTIC WINDOWS SQUARE
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