Monday, November 25, 2019

Creative Ideas and Patterns on How to Crochet Edgings for Baby Blankets

Creative Ideas and Patterns on How to Crochet Edgings for Baby Blankets

How to Crochet an Edging on a Baby Blanket

Crocheting an edging on to a baby blanket is the perfect way to add a little something extra to that baby shower gift. It's easy to crochet something nice on an existing baby blanket or use fabric in a pattern that you want gift. Check out our ideas, patterns and guide below on what materials you will need, pattern ideas and more on crocheting a baby blanket edging for the new little one!

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Materials Needed to Get Started

Before you get started crocheting your project you will need a few items. You can decide if you want to use an new baby blanket to crochet with or piece of fabric.  Standard baby sizes are 34 x 46 inches if you are cutting fabric to crochet around for your project.

First Choose Your Fabric or Blanket
You can Purchase blankets online and in stores. Look for Clearance sales and blankets that come in sets.
Here are a few suggestions for blankets.


Blankets and Fabrics for Edgings




Angel of Mine Fleece Baby Blankets, 30x30 in.
These are Dollar Store Blankets and not always available. You can check the link above to see if they are in stock currently
Dr. Seuss ABC Alphabet Words AdventureTimeless Treasures Little Star Flannel Bunnies And Little Ones With Sunshine YellowShannon Studio Minky Cuddle Lady Bug Scarlet



You can also buy a bundle of blankets on Amazon like the ones above...

Yarn Suggestions for Blanket Edgings

When crocheting an edging for a baby blanket use a soft baby yarn, thread or cotton yarn to match your fabric or baby blanket. Just make sure that it's safe for baby.




Cotton Yarn for Baby Blankets



Lustrous, elegant, and versatile – Curio is sure to be your favorite new crochet thread!

Bernat Softee Baby Chunky YarnBernat Softee Baby Variegates YarnRed Heart Bunches of Hugs Yarn

Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Thread Size 10, Shaded Pinks



How to Crochet the Edge


In order to create the edging around your fabric or blanket you will need a Rotary Cutter with a skip blade.  You can also use a piercing crochet hook tool to make the holes.

Fiskars Classic Loop Rotary Cutter

Rotary Skip Blade - 45mm



Edgit™ Piercing Crochet Hooks


Crochet Edging Patterns for Baby Blankets

Here are a variety of crochet patterns for baby blanket edgings. Some are paid patterns and some are free as noted with the pattern.



Sweet Edgings for Baby Crochet




When Baby needs a lightweight blanket, these crochet edgings help you transform a piece of seersucker or cotton flannel into a wrap that's just right. The styles range from tailored to frilly.
Little Book format has 6 edgings to crochet in bedspread weight (size 10) cotton thread along the edge of baby blankets you make from cotton flannel or seersucker fabrics.



50 Fabulous Thread Crochet Edgings


Baby's Choice Crochet Edgings for Fleece eBook





Lace Edged Receiving Blanket Pattern


Lace Edged Receiving Blanket Pattern



To review what you need in order to crochet a baby blanket border or edging are the following:

Soft Fleece Fabric or Cotton Baby Blanket
Rotary Cutter with Skip Blade
Soft Yarn or Cotton Thread
Crochet Patterns featuring Borders and Edging.


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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Download the FREE Fireside Gingham Crochet Afghan or Order the Complete Kit

Download the FREE Fireside Gingham Crochet Afghan or Order the Complete Kit



Fireside Gingham Afghan & Pillow Free Pattern
Fireside Gingham Afghan & Pillow Free Pattern

Fireside Afghan Kit


The Fireside Gingham Afghan and matching pillow is simple enough to crochet and fun to make in any color you choose. We love the rich red and black yarn color for this afghan but it's easy enough to make in black and white checks or use your favorite sports team colors!

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Afghan Measures 48" x 60"
Pillow is 20" Square
What's great about this pattern is that you can download it for free and if you want you can order the entire pattern kit including yarn to make the afghan in a variety of colors.
The Suggested Yarn is Brava Sport Yarn

Fireside Gingham Afghan & Pillow | Crochet.com


Fireside Afghan Kit - Choose Your Colors
Includes yarn and pattern
Deceptively simple and fun to make, this blanket and pillow uses the star stitch and shades of red, wine and black to produce a gingham pattern. Each side is finished with a four-row black border.

Finished Measurements:
Afghan: 48" x 60"
Pillow: 20” square


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Fireside Afghan Kit - Choose Your ColorsFireside Afghan Kit - Choose Your Colors

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Hue Shift Crochet Afghan Kit


Download the FREE Fireside Gingham Crochet Afghan or Order the Complete Kit

Easy Crochet Patterns a Free Crochet Pattern Holiday Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern

Easy Crochet Patterns a Free Crochet Pattern Holiday Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern

 Free Crochet Christmas Stocking Pattern Free Crochet Holiday Christmas Stocking Pattern

The stockings were hung by the fireplace with care and handmade by you in colors of green, white, red, blue or any color you choose!
Easy to Crochet Christmas stockings are the perfect way to whip up a quick gift or add some color to your fireplace mantel!

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Get in the holiday mood with this crochet stocking pattern that features 4 different versions so you can make a unique one for everyone in the family! Design features simple crochet stitches with contrast cuff and toe. Cuff uses back loop crochet to achieve the fold-over ridge detail. It's quick and easy to make in Red Heart Super Saver, and because Super Saver has over 100 shades to inspire, any color combination is possible!

Skill Level - Easy
Yarn - 4 Medium - Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Colors of
White - Green - Red - Blue

What's nice about this pattern is that you can download it and print it if your prefer or just use your phone or laptop to follow along with the easy to crochet Christmas stocking pattern.


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Bernat Cross Stitch Christmas Stockings, Snowman



Red Heart Holly & Berry Stockings


Holiday Stockings Crochet Pattern


Long John Stockings





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