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## 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.

## How many stitches do I cast on for 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 squares does it take to make a blanket?

How many squares are there in a blanket? It takes **35 squares** to make a blanket. That’s 5 squares wide and 7 squares long, for a blanket that is 1.4 meters by 1.0 meters, large enough to keep a child warm at any age.

## Which hospital needs bonding squares?

Bonding Squares are provided for **Mom’s whose babies are in the NICU (neonatal unit)**.

## How many granny squares are needed for 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.