Diagonal Box Stitch Square by Marie Segares

Diagonal Box Stitch Square

Crochet
August 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Finished Square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
5.5 mm (I)
Adjustable. Photographed sample is 6” (15 cm) square.
US
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A free version is also available.

This adjustable square pattern uses a variation on the diagonal box stitch, also known as corner-to-corner or c2c crochet. It is one of 36 free crochet patterns for 6” (15 cm) squares by 30 different designers included in the Mystery Lapghan CAL. You can read more about the CAL here.

This pattern includes a video tutorial and tips for adjusting the size.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable PDF for sale on Ravelry includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Working in rows, increasing, decreasing, joining new colors, working in chain spaces

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Adjustable. Photographed sample is 6” (15 cm) square.

Materials
Lion Brand Heartland (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g, 170 yd/156 m) - 1 skein each in 169 Shenandoah (CA) and 109 Olympic (CB), or approximately 30 yds (27 m) each in CA and CB in any medium weight yarn.

US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Finished Square = 6” (15 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.