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Here is a simple box that can be used as a gift box or as a safe

place to store small treasures. The lid is detachable and you


can even adjust the size of the box if you desire. Make this a
special box by adding appliqués! Just follow the crochet
instructions below to create your very own box!
Skill Level:

Finished Size: 3” (7.5 cm) x 3” (7.5 cm) x 2 ½” (6.5 cm)


Note: to alter the size of the box, follow the directions within the pattern

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook G (4.00 mm)

Crochet Pattern: Box


Round 1:ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook, place marker: 4 sc
Round 2: 3 sc in each sc around: 12 sc
Round 3: sc in next sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next sc:
20 sc
Round 4: sc in next 2 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2
sc: 28 sc
Round 5: sc in next 3 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 3
sc: 36 sc
Round 6: sc in next 4 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4
sc: 44 sc
Round 7: sc in next 5 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 5
sc: 52 sc
Note: to increase the size of the box, continue to increase the size of the square
Round 8 (work all stitch in back loop only): sc in next 6 sc, (decrease, sc in next 11 sc) 3
times, decrease, sc in next 5 sc: 48 sc
Note: the decreases are made in each of the four corner. If you altered the size of the square,
you must shift the decreases in round 8.
Round 9 – 20: sc in each sc around: 48 sc
Finish Off.

Lid
Round 1:ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook, place marker: 4 sc
Round 2: 3 sc in each sc around: 12 sc
Round 3: sc in next sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next sc:
20 sc
Round 4: sc in next 2 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2
sc: 28 sc
Round 5: sc in next 3 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 3
sc: 36 sc
Round 6: sc in next 4 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4
sc: 44 sc
Round 7: sc in next 5 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 5
sc: 52 sc
Round 8: sc in next 6 sc, (3 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6
sc: 60 sc
Note: to increase the size of the lip, continue to increase the size of the square
Round 9 (work all stitch in back loop only): sc in next 7 sc, (decrease, sc in next 13 sc) 3
times, decrease, sc in next 6 sc: 56 sc
Note: the decreases are made in each of the four corner. If you altered the size of the square,
you must shift the decreases in round 9.
Round 10 – 13: sc in each sc around: 56 sc
Finish Off.