The Boxes and Bars Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #29

How to Crochet the Boxes and Bars Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


The Boxes and Bars Stitch is a simple crochet pattern. It creates a mesh fabric that’s great for lace wraps, shawls, and blankets.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Easy

Row Count

4

Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 8 + 6

Stitch Pattern Instructions


Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 6

  • Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 3, skip next 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 4 dc in next ch-3 space, * ch 1, 1 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, 4 dc in next ch-3 space, rep from * across, 1 dc in last sc, turn.
  • Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first st, ch 3, *1 sc in next ch-1 space, ch 3, rep from * across, ending with 1 sc in top of turn ch, turn.
  • Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), 1 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, *4 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, 1 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1, rep from * across, 1 dc in last sc, turn.
  • Row 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in first dc, skip next ch-1 space, *ch 3, sc in next ch-1 space, rep from * across, ending with last sc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

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