3 DC in one stitch, 3 DC in next, slip stitch in I do my slits about 3/4in away from the edge. For now, on our husband-is-in-school-and-I-am-a-stay-at-home-mom budget, I need to combine our gift giving budget with my crafty stuffs budget. This is a fun way to finish the edge of a simple fleece blanket that is similar to a “tie-blanket”more sophisticated look. To fix this, when you get about 18 inches from one end, measure how much is left to mark or cut. The fleecy squares (12″ on a side) are jointed with a highly decorative crocheted seam, and then “encapsulated” in a lacy, airy edging that gives a simple blanket that extra snazzy touch. Try to cut as straight as possible, but don't worry about the lines being perfectly even. Make sure that you cut through both layers of the fleece. Or if you don’t want to make one, check out my. You can use a single crochet if you prefer but I like the solidness of a half double. It’s Friday and you have a baby shower Saturday. When you purchase fleece by the yard, it almost always needs to be trimmed and straightened. Oct 31, 2016 - It happens to all of us (at least I hope its not just me!). scissors. Again, smooth out the piece of fleece so it lies flat. But I digress. Make one yourself! I would use a small crochet hook to poke the holes, plus crochet the edging as I was going around the edge. Next, start making the fringe along each edge, cutting through both thicknesses of fleece. Depending on the size of your blanket, the fringe cuts may not come out even on their own. Let’s start the fleece making process—a Tied fleece blanket! Be careful not to cut the crocheted blanket. The fleece blanket is a wonderful way of melding soft, cozy fleece fabric with a delicate, fancy crocheted border. Fleece comes in an amazing number of patterns these days. I was so busy with everything that the holiday entails, so I didn't have time to tie up this blanket.  See more ideas about fleece blanket edging, crochet edging, crochet borders. Crochet Edge Fleece Baby Blanket, Dog Blanket, Pet Blanket ShafayeStitches $ 15.00. You can, of course, add some personal touches if you like. The blanket pictured is a small lap-size blanket, but you can use the instructions to make one of any size. (I have a cheapo one and it works great with it.). The zebra striped material is a supple micro-fleece with crochet edge of luxurious pink Caron yarn. For this project you will need: 1 1/2″ yards of a fleece material, I used lavender fleece scissors sewing machine and thread and a crochet hook To start this project trim your fleece fabric by cutting of the selvage edges to have one nice clean piece of fleece. One of my friends had a shower, and then another friend asked if I could make a couple for showers she was going to also. I have a serious weakness for anything animal print… Its almost embarrassing. Finishing the edges with a decorative sewing machine stitch. Cut fringe along each edge that is 1" wide and 2" deep, cutting through both the top and bottom fabrics. Cut the fleece into 1-1.5″ strips. See more ideas about Fleece projects, Sewing fleece, Fleece blanket edging. In this 60-minute class, you will learn how to crochet a decorative edge around a fleece baby blanket perfect for gift giving or for selling in your Etsy shop. I don’t think you will get the same results with a less pliable yarn. See more ideas about fleece blanket edging, crochet edging, fleece blanket. These inexpensive blankets are perfect for gifts orÂ charity projects. Here is what you will need to make your very own Braided Edge Fleece Blanket: 1.5-2 yards of fleece. Then, sew a straight stitch 0.5 inches (1.3 cm) all the way around the edges of the fleece pieces and except for a 6 in (15 cm) gap through which you can invert the pieces. I don’t know if it would make much of a difference. 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