Mitered knitting is yet another form of modular knitting. If you have ever seen an afgan, chances are, you have already seen what a mitered square looks like. If not, here’s an example:
Not bad, hein?
The good news is, it’s very easy to knit and the number of stitches decreases as you progress!
Here’s a video tutorial from the Creative Knitting magazine showing you all you need to know:
And here are a couple of free patterns: the blanket you see above (from chocolateachuva.blogspot.com), a mitered scarf from DROPS and why not a pair of mitered socks (by Monika Steinbauer)?
Got leftover yarn? You know what you have to do!