How Do You Put Crochet Edges On Flannel Baby Blankets?
Crocheting an edge on a flannel baby blanket has a lovely vintage appeal and these blankets make very thoughtful gifts for a new mother. The finished blanket looks like you spent a lot, but in reality, the supplies are very inexpensive. Choose flannels in colors and prints that coordinate with the baby’s nursery and make several blankets to ensure you have one handy when others are in the wash. Edging a flannel blanket is quick to accomplish and uses basic crochet stitches, perfect for a new crocheter. Cut a 30 inch square of flannel fabric for the blanket. You can make it larger or smaller if desired, but a 30 inch square makes a nice receiving blanket size. Fold over one edge 1/8 inch to the wrong side and press. Fold over 1/8 inch more, press and pin. Topstitch the folded edge. Repeat for the remaining three edges. This finished edge will not show, but will provide a foundation for the crochet stitches. Insert a tapestry needle all the way through the edge of the flannel blanket. A