The Boxed Block Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #33

Stitch Description

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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Wool-Ease is a 4-ply worsted-weight yarn that is so beloved by knitters and crocheters that it inspired an entire family of yarns. Wool-Ease® is appreciated for its versatility and value. It has the feel, warmth and softness of wool, combined with the easy care of machine wash-and-dryability. Its extensive color range makes it easy to design with and perfect for every project from socks to afghans.

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

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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