This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the filet boxes stitch. This stitch creates light fabric checkered with crocheted boxes and open boxes. The filet box stitch would be great for afghans, simple stoles and market bags!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
Bare Naked Wools
Breakfast Blend is a delicious, 3-ply pairing of soft, combed merino and alpaca yarn, which knits up into a luxurious, velvety fabric. The alpaca contributes a silky hand while the merino keeps the yarn bouncy and light; the resulting fabric has a warm density and soft halo without weight, perfect for garments, accessories, or blankets.
A Crochet Hook
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Foundation Chain:Chain a multiples of 6 + 3
1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in next ch, *ch 3, skip next 3 ch**, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in last ch, turn.
Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in first ch-3 space, * ch 3, 3 dc in next 3-ch space, rep from * across to last ch-3 space, ch 3, skip next 2 dc, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
Repeat row 2 for pattern.