These pretty crochet edging patterns will add the wow factor to your baby blankets! From pom poms to ruffles we’ve got all tastes covered!
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Crochet Edging Patterns
Whether you’re working on a baby blanket or an afghan the way you finish it off can often make or break your project. So today I’ve rounded up some fabulous crochet edging patterns for you to keep in your project planner so you always have the perfect border on hand when you need one!
The cathedral edging with its little triangles is another lovely way to border your granny square blanket. Depending on the number of stitches you have you might have to fudge the edging a little bit by adding or skipping some stitches.
If you’re making a baby blanket for a girl and you want to finish it off with something pretty and lacy this ruffle is the perfect choice. It’s not too elaborate or complicated but a little more feminine looking than picots or shells.
This sweet line of hearts crochet border is another lovely way to finish up a baby girl’s blanket. There’s three ways you can do this, as a sturdy row of bunting hearts, as an edging of hearts, or as a border with embedded hearts in. The free PDF has lots of photos and detailed instructions for you to follow.
If you’d prefer a scalloped edge to your blanket take a look at this easy to follow photo tutorial. Just make sure you pay close attention to the steps because there’s a tweak you need to make in corners to make sure the scallops lie flat!
And if you don’t like any of the borders I’ve shared already try this book by Edie Eckman which has 150 different border and edge designs in it, including this pretty rainbow striped edging. It even lets you in on the secret of how to turn the corner perfectly every single time!