Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

warm up america knit square

Join America's needleworkers in making warm afghan blankets for those in need. Create 7"x9" rectangular sections and donate them at your favorite Michaels store.
Step 1
Cast on 35 stitches.

Row 1: Knit 5 stitches, purl 5, knit 5. Alternate knitting 5 and purling 5 stitches across the row.

Row 2: Purl 5 stitches, knit 5, purl 5 and repeat pattern across the row.

Row 3: Repeat Row 1.

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row 5: Repeat Row 1.

Row 6: Repeat Row 2.

Row 7: Repeat Row 2.

Row 8: Repeat Row 1.

Row 9: Repeat Row 2.

Row 10: Repeat Row 1.

Row 11: Repeat Row 2.

Row 12: Repeat Row 1.
 
Repeat these 12 rows until piece measures 9".
 
Bind off in pattern. 
 
Tip: Use any worsted weight acrylic yarn in any color to create the square of your choice. 
Step 2
Share your project photos with #MadeWithMichaels 
Materials

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    Products

  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10185427 
    $4
    ea.
    $5.49
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Count: 1
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Count: 1
    • Color: Lilac
    • Size: 5 oz
    • Count: 1
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  • 809187845
    You’ll Need: 2
    Item # 10248685 
    $3.99
    • Size: 7
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