All posts tagged: lace edging

VVCAL blanket in green palette – A very green post :)

Sometimes I look at my WIP and think, “Why are you like this?” Lol – but this method is faster, or at least in my mind.  Besides, this pic from January 2015 has over a hundred thousand pins or something, so it can’t be that crazy..  But what IS crazy is how many joins I tried for these squares… eventually I just invented a Join for them – the Row by Row JAYG, and I didn’t even end up using it!! Honestly…  What I did end up using was a version of the Flat Braid Join with only one chain instead of three or five. I made a YouTube video for it!  Along the way I also tried my go-to PLT Join, but I didn’t think it had enough oomph to echo the Lacy squares.  I also tried out making the PLT move on only certain stitches so it would have a pretty Celtic effect. I didn’t end up liking that one either… but it was kinda pretty!  Gratuitous granny square pic… these are the …

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Treble Scallop Edging: Free Pattern

Treble Scallop Edging! This edge starts with a foundation round of (SC, Chain 2, Skip 1 stitch) repeated, with (SC, Chain 2, SC) in the corners. Check out the before pic below to see this in action. Here is what your piece will look like before each scallop. Try this pretty edging in a built tough, but super soft DK weight yarn like: Scheepjes Colour Crafter Knitpicks Brava Sport Stylecraft Special DK Step 1: Skip 1 Chain loop, Treble Crochet in the next Chain loop, Chain 2 Step 2: Single Crochet in the top side bars of the Treble Crochet that you’ve already done – (Picot made) Step 3: Continue to make (Treble, Picot) until you have 5 Picots made. Treble Crochet once more to finish the Scallop Step 4: Skip 1 Chain loop, SC in the next Chain loop to anchor the Scallop That’s it! Easy-peasy 1 round scallop/picot lace edging ­čÖé Now for the corners.. If you’re a mega planner, then you’ve made your foundation round to have the correct amount of Chain …

Lacy Peaks Edging: Free Pattern

Lacy Peaks Edging Tutorial This is a fabulous (and easy!) 5-round border option to work on my “Candy Puffs Blanket” pattern as pictured in the photos. Make Picot: Chain 2, SC in side bar of the previous┬áHDC┬á just made. Foundation Rnd: On Rnd 1 (the next round), you will be working groups of 3DC all around, so your Foundation Rnd needs to set that up. In most cases, you can go ahead and work an SC or┬áDC Foundation round, with 3SC or (3DC, Ch-2, 3DC) in the corners. On my blanket, I have a raw edge with puffs, chain loops, sideways DC stitches, and the lot (hopefully you can somewhat see this in the photos), so my raw edge here was not suitable for an SC or DC┬áFoundation┬áround. I chose instead to work (SC, Ch-3) repeat around, with the plan of making my Rnd 1 3DC groups in each Ch-3 loop. Rnd 1: If you have started with an SC or DC round, then work evenly spaced (3DC in next St, Skip 2 St) repeats …