Crochet Edging is simply crocheting a frilly crochet edge onto any project such as lace, table clothes, baby socks, burp clothes, shirts , skirts, and even fancy handmade cards. I just bought some hemstitched flannel bibs or burp cloths or something from a friend online and had NO IDEA how to do the crochet on the edge (figured it was a great reason to learn), now I do! It has a blanket stitch running around the perimeter of the blanket. Thrilled with the good news, I've become a receivin'-blanket-makin' machine. We’re kicking off our round up with this stunning lace edge baby blanket pattern that is perfect to test your skills on.. The Xs and Os pattern is a little more open than most. This adorable Crochet Edge Baby Blanket, Zoo Animals Baby Blanket, Flannel Baby Blanket is a one-of-a-kind and is ready to ship out to you in less than 24 of purchase. Add a Crochet Edging to Fabric. The hardest part about making these flannel throw blankets was picking out the flannel. The perfect trimming for newborn receiving blankets, the warm striped of the flannel combined with the rich colors or merino create a perfect harmony. This modern look baby blanket is a great go-to gift for a baby and looks great in a variety of colors. You can fold over the edges of the blanket to create a hemmed edge on your blanket, or you can leave the edge unfolded and sew along the raw edge of the blanket. They're classic but still pretty enough to be contemporary with just a little imagination. If you want a heavier weight blanket, use a layer of flannel with a layer of fleece, or sew a layer of fleece in between the two layers of flannel. And in all honesty, I just didn't want to spend all my time crocheting a full blanket, so I decided to crochet around fleece, because hey, it's nice and quick. You can even finish it off further with ribbons and other decorations. I do my slits about 3/4in away from the edge. Attach a wing needle to your sewing machine and set it to the zigzag stitch setting, or the longest-running stitch, if your machine does not have a zigzag setting. You'll be able to work this up quickly and effortlessly. If you aren't quite sure how to crochet a blanket, then this edging tutorial is perfect because it can be added to any blanket you have. Next , pierce the blanket and then gently open the holes using a crochet hook. These free patterns for baby blanket edgings will come in handy. Whether you need edgings for clothing, linens, pillowcases, baby blankets, afghans, scarves, or other projects, you'll find plenty of options to choose from. :) This is what it looks like aft Welcome to our main directory of free crochet edging patterns, which also includes patterns for trims, borders, and other edges. Wow! – Those that know me, know I love to crochet. Pillow Edgings. One side has a cowboy boots and lassos print on a red background and the other side has a blue bandanna patchwork print. Other than crochet edging, you can use any pretty lace to stitch on to the blanket edge. I like to crochet around the edge of my blanket for a sweet and simple touch. These rag edge flannel blankets are my go-to baby gift. I used a size ‘G’. There is a lovely open weave and scalloped, layered edges that make it extra special. Condition is Pre-owned. Learn how to add the perfect finishing touch to any baby blanket with this Baby Blanket Shell Edging tutorial. 14. Like burp cloths and onesies, you just can’t have too many! Its all about that baby cow boy or girl. I will show you how to crochet edges on baby blankets. Friends, left and right, are turning up pregnant. #2 Ripple Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern. Watch. If you do try the method used on these hemstitched blankets, I might mention that the two flannel pieces in the blanket kits from Idaho are stitched together. If you stitched a narrow hem around the blanket, just encase that hem as you crochet. Ah yes, sometimes fast and simple is the best. July 15, 2011 at 10:06 AM To add crochet edges around baby blankets, use a wing needle to create the base holes around the material without having to spend time punching the holes by hand. I like to use two different but coordinating prints, but you can use whatever you like. *Chain 3, sc in next hole. Type: Receiving Blanket. Before I could purchase the flannel, I had to decide how much fabric to purchase. One of my favorite crochet techniques is edge crochet. This is a great blanket for your little one to snuggle up in for years to come. Use Baby Soft Yarn from Lion Brand to make this project. So, I picked out a different color scheme for each of the four blankets. 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