Diagonal Box Crochet Stitch

Diagonal Box Crochet Stitch – Made in treble crochet and double crochet stitches this gorgeous pattern produces a lovely soft texture which is ideal for dishcloths, washcloths, blankets or cozies.

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Diagonal Box Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Abbreviations USA
st.
     Stitch(es)
ch.
   chain

dc.    Double Crochet
trc.   Treble Crochet
rpt.   Repeat

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Using color 1, make a chain length in multiples of 6 + 4

1st Row – 1dc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip 3ch, 1trc in each of next 3ch, working across the front of the 3trc just made, work 1trc in each of the 3ch you skipped, * rpt from * to * to last ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 2.

2nd Row – ch2, 1dc in base of ch2, 1dc in next 3trc, * skip 3trc, 1trc in each of next 3trc, working across the back of the 3trc just made, work 1trc in each of the 3trc you skipped, * rpt from * to * until last 3trc and 1dc, work 1dc in each of the 4st. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 1.

3rd Row – ch2, 1dc in base of ch2, skip 3st, * 1trc in each of next 3trc, working across the front of the 3trc just made, work 1trc in each of the 3st you skipped, skip 3st, * rpt from * to * to last 7st, skip 3st, 1trc in each of next 3st, working across the front of the 3trc just made, work 1trc in each of the 3st you skipped, 1dc in last dc. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 2.

Rpt 2nd and 3rd Rows changing colors 1 & 2 as set until required length.

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Abbreviations UK
st.
     Stitch(es)
ch.
   chain

tr.     Treble Crochet
dtr.   Double Treble Crochet
rpt.   Repeat

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Using color 1, make a chain length in multiples of 6 + 4

1st Row – 1tr into 3rd ch from hook, * miss 3ch, 1dtr into each of next 3ch, working across the front of the 3dtr just made, work 1dtr into each of the 3ch you missed, * rpt from * to * to last ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 2.

2nd Row – 2ch, 1tr into base of 2ch, 1tr into next 3dtr, * miss 3dtr, 1dtr into each of next 3dtr, working across the back of the 3dtr just made, work 1dtr into each of the 3dtr you missed, * rpt from * to * until last 3dtr and 1tr, work 1tr into each of the 4st. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in color 1.

3rd Row – 2ch, 1tr into base of 2ch, miss 3st, * 1dtr into each of next 3dtr, working across the front of the 3dtr just made, work 1dtr into each of the 3st you missed, miss 3st, * rpt from * to * to last 7st, miss 3st, 1dtr into each of next 3st, working across the front of the 3dtr just made, work 1dtr into each of the 3st you missed, 1tr into last tr. Turn.

Fasten off. Join in colour 2.

Rpt 2nd and 3rd Rows changing colors 1 & 2 as set until required length.

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