Thursday’s Theme … (6)

Crocheted Borders

Found on Flickr by Rose Hip
Found on Flickr by Rose Hip

There are so many gorgeous things you can do with crocheted borders. They finish off knitted and crocheted blankets and throws beautifully, they sweetly trim cuffs and hems for adults and children alike, they edge flannel pillowcases and pretty up plain towels and tea towels.

Many European makers produce fabulous edgings, thankfully Google Translate is our friend… 😀

A pretty trim of petals. Free tutorial Here.
A pretty trim of petals. Free tutorial Here.
Delicate lace edgings for handkerchiefs. Charted instructions Here.
Delicate lace edgings for handkerchiefs. Charted instructions Here.
A colourful hem finishes off a granny square throw perfectly. Found Here.
A colourful hem finishes off a granny square throw perfectly. Found Here.
Great way of lengthening a skirt or dress, pretty way of getting extra ear out of children's clothes too. Found Here.
Great way of lengthening a skirt or dress, pretty way of getting extra wear out of children’s clothes too. Found Here.

Whether deep and gathered, narrow and simple, lacy, textured or plain, there is bound to be the perfect one for your project.
Pinterest is a great source of inspiration.

A couple of good boards you might like can be found, Here & Here.

Happy Hooking … x

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