Free Crochet Trims and Edgings for You

A crochet project isn’t really completed until you add the perfect crochet edging pattern. Crochet borders smooth uneven edges, create a polished finish, and add a sense of style. With variations such as lace or a crochet shell edging, crochet border patterns can range from easy to complicated and can add significant length to your design or simply create a clean edge. Crochet trims create smooth finished edges and a polished complete piece. Varying from wide or lacy to compact or simple, choosing the perfect trim will change the finished look of your project.


Imagine adding the perfect touch to the hem of a plain dress or skirt, or a beautiful border on that just finished baby blanket. In this eBook, we have gathered a few of our favorite edging and border ideas that will work flawlessly for your accessory, garment, or home decor projects. Download your free crochet edging patterns today and learn how to edge your crochet patterns for a sophisticated finish.

In this free eBook, we have chosen a collection of crocheted edgings that will compliment a wide variety of projects, from funky corkscrews or elegant flower motifs to a compact crochet border of reverse single crochet or offset crochet shells.

Here’s a summary of what you’ll find inside:

Reverse Single Crochet and Picot Edgings

Learn about the reverse single crochet and picot edging in this free guide on crochet edging and trim.The reverse single crochet and picot stitch create the perfect trim for garments, accessories, and afghans. The reverse single crochet edging creates a lovely textured trim with a soft feel, and the picot edge is a delicate embellishment that can be worked in a single row. These simple stitches easily smooth uneven row ends and produce a subtle edging to give your completed piece a polished finish.

Loopy Crochet Edging by Victoria Hewerdine Thornton

Learn how to crochet lace edgings with this fun pattern called Loopy Edging.This crochet edging is as simple as the chain stitch, but these intertwining loops are a delicate crochet lace edging that is perfect for putting the finishing touch on dresses and other garments. Add more visual interest by working this crochet lace trim in a variegated yarn.

Tiered Offset Shells in Rows by Kristin Omdahl

You'll love this tiered offset shells in a row edging pattern as it's perfect for everything.This crochet shell edging is created with layers of shells and delicate picots. Reminiscent of the crocodile stitch, this crochet border is perfect for everything from hats, cowls, and shawls to cardigans and afghans. This eye-catching shell and picot edging is the perfect addition to a simple baby afghan.

Zig-Zag Scarf by Judith L. Swartz

Crochet this zig-zag scarf with this innovative crochet edging technique.For this design, you start by creating a colorful chevron scarf (pattern included) then add in a fun corkscrew edging. These dramatic spirals are the ideal crochet trims for scarves, afghans, and other funky accessories. Tailor this crochet edging to work the desired number of crochet corkscrews along the edge of your project.

Swannanoa Skirt by Natasha Robarge

These crochet border patterns prove that crochet trims aren't just for the hem or edged of a project, so give this Swannanoa skirt pattern a try!These crochet border patterns prove that crochet trims aren’t just for the hem or edge of a project. This skirt’s length is easily modified by adding additional stripes and rows of crochet lace trim or simply enhance the skirt with layers of this lattice edging at the hem.

Sprout Chains Shawlette by Kristin Omdahl

Use crochet flowers as edging in this shawlette pattern.The long chain and solo single crochet stitch pattern featured in this shawl is beautifully finished with a dainty crochet edging of crochet flowers. This trim of crochet chains and flowers is worked in a single row not as separate motifs. This crochet border’s beautiful drape is perfect for shawls and accessories.

Whether you are searching for the perfect crochet border for your new sweater, shawl, scarf, or dress, you will find the perfect trim in this free eBook. Download your copy of Creating Lace, Picot, and Crochet Edges: Free Crochet Edging Patterns today.


Best wishes,

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