Diagonal Box Stitch Square



Marie Segares/Underground Crafter


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.Skills usedBasic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitchWorking in rows, increasing, decreasing, joining new colors, working in chain spacesSkill LevelEasy

Materials List

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.

Finished Size

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


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


The Pattern

The complete pattern is available here on my blog

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