Borders are the perfect way to hide imperfections or mistakes plus it can add a clean finished look to most crochet afghans. Its literally the most amazing crochet project ive ever made and im super in love with it but im getting sidetracked.
May 18 2018 great crochet edges your can put around your afghans or fleece blankets.
Crocheting a border on a blanket. Adding crochet afghan borders is another way to extend the size of your afghan by just a bit and to give it that final something. See more ideas about crochet edging crochet crochet borders. Why should i add a border to a blanket.
Hi everyonemany of you asked for a tutorial on how to add a border to your blankets. Sometimes the best part about adding a crochet blanket border is in the crochet colors that you choose. When finishing a blanket or other project to which you will be adding a border always start with a single crochetrow first.
Shortest least conspicuous of the crochet stitches and if you choose your yarn color wisely you may not be able to see it at all. But in order to create the border you need to finish out the blanket you first have to create a single crochet edge around the entire business which is what were learning today. You should have 7 loops on your hook.
It is the smallest read. Leaving an edge unfinished is fine but if you really want your project to stand out choosing an appropriate edging can really give it the edge. Yo pull through all 7 loops.
This is a tutorial on the shell or scalloped edgehope you enjoy. Depending on the crochet blanket or blankets you are making it may or may not call for a border. If the blanket is a plain neutral color add a pop of color for the border and really make it stand out.
A border will add the finishing touch to a blanket it will neaten a uneven edge square everything up and give substance to your blanket. If the blanket doesnt require a border you can still add one using one of the edging techniques shown below for a cleaner look. But guys this afghan is so much fun.
Ch 3 1 puff into the next st ch 1 sk the next 2 sts sl st into the next st ch 3 sl st into the next st. Your choice of crochet edge can make or break your blanket. Yo insert your hook into the indicated st and pull up a loop to the level of your work three times.