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The Boxed Block Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #33

How to Crochet the Boxed Block Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

The Boxed Block Stitch is a simple crochet stitch that creates a squared mesh on your fabric. It would work well to make afghans or shawls.

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 5 + 4

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 5 + 4

  • Row 1: Skip 3 ch (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into next ch, *3 ch, skip 3 ch, 1 dc into each of next 2 ch; rep from * to end, turn
  • Row 2: 3 ch (counts as 1 dc, skip first st, *5 dc under 2nd ch of next 3 ch arch; rep from *, ending 1 dc into next top of tch, turn
  • Row 3: 3 ch (count as 1 dc), skip first st, 1 dc into next dc, *3ch, skip 3 dc, 1 dc into each of next 2 dc; rep from * to end, turn
  • Repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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