Trimmed in Crochet
|Are you ready for more crochet techniques, yarn tips, and gorgeous projects? KDTV producer Annie Bakken joins us to share some of the tips, tricks, and how-to segments in the upcoming 10th series of Knitting Daily TV. — Toni
Grab your hooks and take a seat!
On episode 1008, Robyn demonstrates a crocheted ruffle edging that is both easy to crochet and charming. Add this to the bottom of a lace tank, crochet this edging around a blanket or afghan, or even add this to the bottom of a crocheted shawl and you have an instantly feminine project with a bit of flair. Watch this episode for a first-hand look at Robyn’s ruffled stitch.
Robyn Chachula’s Ruffle Edging, a free crochet pattern as seen on Knitting Daily TV:
Edging Rnd: Join yarn to edge of blanket, sc a multiple of 4 plus 1 along each side of the blanket, 3 sc in ea corner, sl st to first sc, do not turn.
Ruffle Row 1: Ch 9, ([dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) in 6th ch from hook, ch 2, sk 1 sc on edging rnd, sl st to next sc, ch 2, turn.
Ruffle Row 2: ([Dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) in second ch-2 sp, ch 5, turn.
Ruffle Row 3: ([Dc, ch 2] 3 times, dc) in second ch-2 sp, ch 2, sk 3 dc on edging rnd, sl st to next sc, ch 2, turn.
Rep Ruffle Rows 2–3 around to last sc on edging rnd.
Last Ruffle Row: (Dc, ch 2, dc) in second ch-2 sp, sl st to 4th ch of first Ruffle Row 1, ch 1, (dc, ch 2) in same ch-2 sp, ch 2, sl st in 8th ch of Ruffle Row 1, do not turn.
DC Edging Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 4 dc in first ch-sp, 9 dc in ea ch-5 sp around to last ch-sp, 4 dc in last ch-sp, sl st to top of tch, fasten off.
Be sure to tune into Knitting Daily TV for more crochet tips and tricks. Or, purchase the entire series on DVD.