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Knitted Pinwheel Square Pattern

You are going to have so much fun making this knitted Pinwheel Square pattern. We are wrapping and turning to create this swirly pattern.

For you quilt lovers, this might be a familiar design to you, but we are knitting it up.

This pattern is the fourth clue of the Bernat Stitch Along that I’m hosting this season. Make sure to check out the Log CabinAttic Windows, and Flying Geese Blocks, too. I hope you join me and create the entire blanket during this 6-week KAL.

Knitted Square in the Pinwheel Design with blue and green yarn colors.

YARN AND TOOLS for PINWHEEL SQUARE

2 Color Shades of Bernat Blanket Yarn to Knit Pinwheel Square. I’m using 2 shades for the Blanket in this square. We’ll have our circular needle, scissors, a tapestry needle, and stitch markers.

Color D – Dark Teal
Color E – Smokey Green

Knitting Tools to finish the Blanket Afghan

  • Knitting Needles – Size 11 US (8 mm) 36-inch Circular Knitting Needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Markers
My finished object! Pinwheel Block from the Bernat Stitch Along for Knitters with Studio Knit

KNITTING GAUGE for PINWHEEL 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 Swatch for Flying Geese Block from the Bernat Stitch Along for Knitters with Studio Knit

KNITTING ABBREVIATIONS + TECHNIQUES
PINWHEEL SQUARE

ABBREVIATIONS

  • Alt = Alternate(ing)
  • Approx = Approximate(LY)
  • Cont = Continue(ity)
  • RS = Right Side
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)
  • Tog = Toether
  • WS = Wrong Side

TECHNIQUES


KNITTED PINWHEEL SQUARE
Click to Watch Video Tutorial


KNITTING PATTERN for PINWHEEL SQUARE

With C, cast on 19 sts.

Triangle 1

1st and 2nd rows: Knit.

3rd row: (RS). K18. W&T.

Learn Wrap and Turn Technique for the Pinwheel Square with Studio Knit in the Bernat Stitch Along.

4th and alt rows: Knit.

5th row: K17. W&T.

7th row: K16. W&T.

9th row: K15. W&T.

11th row: K14. W&T.

13th row: K13. W&T.

15th row: K12. W&T.

17th row: K11. W&T.

19th row: K10. W&T.

21st row: K9. W&T.

23rd row: K8. W&T.

25th row: K7. W&T.

27th row: K6. W&T.

29th row: K5. W&T.

31st row: K4. W&T.

33rd row: K3. W&T.

35th row: K2. W&T.

37th row: K1. W&T.

38th row: Knit.

Break C. Do not cast off.

Triangle 2

With D, proceed as follows:

1st row: (RS). K1. W&T (st will have 2 wraps).

2nd and alt rows: Knit.

3rd row: K1. Pick up Contrast D wrap of next st and place on lefthand needle. Knit wrap tog with next st. W&T.

5th row: K2. Pick up Contrast D wrap of next st and place on lefthand needle. Knit wrap tog with next st. W&T.

7th row: K3. Pick up Contrast D wrap of next st and place on lefthand needle. Knit wrap tog with next st. W&T.

Cont as established, knitting 1 more st every RS row, until 18 sts have been wrapped and ending on a WS row. Break D. Do not cast off.

Triangles 3 to 8 Work as given for Triangles 1 and 2 three times more. Cast off.

Sew cast on and cast off edges tog. Gather ends of short-turn rows tog to close center of Block and fasten securely.

The free printable knitting pattern and chart for this Flying Geese Block is provided courtesy JOANN.

Knitting Pattern for the Pinwheel Block in the Bernat Stitch Along by JOANN with Studio Knit

Bernat Stitch Along with Studio Knit and The Crochet Crowd Fall 2018

JOIN THE BERNAT STITCH ALONG

The Bernat Stitch Along creates a beautiful Afghan Blanket over the entire 6 weeks. 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.


THANK YOU FOR VISITING STUDIO KNIT

I hope you are inspired to knit up your Pinwheel Block in your next knitting project and join the Bernat Stitch Along.

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Happy Knitting to You!

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