Blanket Borders

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One of the ways blanket projects go awry is that their edges don’t do justice to the rest of the blanket.

Here are patterns that show you how you may give an edge befitting your blanket projects.Moreover, these are interesting patterns in and of themselves.Thus, you can use them to practice different stitches and to match them to various projects. They are highly varied, fun to do and for the most part simple. Therefore, why don’t you try some  of the patterns from among our Crochet Blanket Edging selection and see for yourself how useful they are.

Zig-zag Blanket Border Free Crochet Pattern

The first is a lovely blanket in blue hues with a zig-zag inlay. In it, the zigzag crochet blanket edging forms a dense border that really finishes off the blanket and gives it a crisp edge. Therefore, this would be wonderful pattern for a blanket that is used as a throw on a bed or couch.

Skills: Easy          Designer: Tatsiana Kupryianchyk

Zig-zag Blanket Border Free Crochet Pattern

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Zig-zag Blanket Border

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Irish Stitch Edging Free Crochet Pattern

This blanket edging gives a crowning touch to your delicate blankets to underline their structure.  Additionally, you can use it in any blanket. However, it looks particularly amazing with lace and delicate afghan squares joined together.

Skills: Easy          Designer: Lullaby Melodia

Irish Stitch Edging

The full article about this pattern is here:

Irish Stitch Edging

Meet Me On The Corner Crochet Blanket Edging

Some blankets may need a more airy border, because they themselves are loosely stitched. In those cases, you should definitely consider the Meet Me on the Corner edge, a lacy border that makes great use of voids to define its texture.

Skills: Easy          Designer:  Christine Bateman

Meet Me On The Corner Border

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Meet me On the Corner Border

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