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## How many stitches is 40 cm?

This is a chart to convert stitches or rows to centimetres using a tension square. For example, using the chart, if your tension square has 22 stitches, then to knit a piece size 40 cm, you will need **88 stitches**.

## How many inches is a stitch?

Average – **6 stitches per inch**. Accomplished – 8 stitches per inch. Expert – 10 stitches per inch.

## How many stitches is 10 cm squared?

This is especially the case for stocking stitch as the sides have a tendency to curl. For example, if your instructions are to cast on 22stitches and knit 30 rows to achieve a 10cm x 10cm square, then cast on **30 stitches** and knit 35 rows.

## How do you calculate stitches?

The Stitches to Cast**-On = (dW x S/W)**. Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.

## How many cm is a knit stitch?

**Divide the number of stitches per** 10 cm by 10 to get the number of stitches per cm. Then, multiply the number of stitches per cm by the number of centimetres per segment. In my example, I divided 28 by 10 to get 2.8 stitches per cm.

## How do you calculate stitches per inch?

The formula is this: **25.4 divided by the metric length of the stitch such as 2.5 equals the number of stitches per inch**. Here’s an example. To figure out how many stitches per inch a 2.5 metric setting will give you: 25.4 divided by 2.5 = 10.16 stitches per inch.

## How much centimeters are there in an inch?

1 inch is equal to **2.54 cm**, which is the conversion factor from inches to cm.

## How many stitches is a 5 inch square?

Cast on **18-20 stitches**, leaving a long tail (we will use the tails to sew the squares together). 2. Knit a few rows and check your work. Squares should be 5 inches wide.