The Filet Boxes Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #102

How to Crochet the Filet Boxes Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Filet Boxes Stitch creates light fabric checkered with crocheted boxes and open boxes. The Filet Boxes Stitch would be great for afghans, simple stoles and market bags!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Chain a multiples of 6 + 3

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain a multiples of 6 + 3

  • Row 1: 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.
  • Row 2: 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.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Filet Boxes Stitch
Example of the Filet Boxes Stitch

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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One thought on “The Filet Boxes Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #102

  1. Rachel says:

    I love this open airy pattern! It is perfect for summer time vests. But I have a question. If I wanted to crochet this in the round, how would I increase the rounds? If anyone knows how, I would grealty appreciate it! I’ve been struggling with it for a few days.


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