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Edging #1 /OR/How to Finish a Receiving

from The Fur~Babies Momma
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Edging #1 /OR/How to Finish a Receiving
Edging #1 /OR/How to Finish a Receiving

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chain
  • double crochet
  • single crochet
  • slip stitch

Pattern Description:

This listing is for a PATTERN, not the finished product

I always like to give babies a handmade gift . . . AND . . . I like to wrap their gifts up in receiving blankets.

This is a combination of the two . . . a receiving blanket with a handmade edging.

Now, receiving blankets aren't the only place this edging could be used. I can see it on sheets, pillowcases, table cloths, runners, etc, etc, etc.

The edging is attached to the blanket with a blanket stitch foundation round . . or what some might call a normal button hole stitch. This makes it easier for crocheters to add a crocheted edging.

Twenty-one step picture tutorial on how to add a Blanket Stitch to an unfinished item whichwill allow you to add an edging to the item.

VERY THOROUGH instructions . . . maybe to thorough for some.

The pattern calls for #10 crochet thread. To be honest, you may use any size of crochet thread. My favorite is listed under the Preferred Brand.

You are buying a PATTERN, not the finished product

100% of the purchase price for the pattern goes to a no-kill maternity shelter in Western New York or a no-kill animal shelter in Indiana.

The Fur~Babies and I thank you for your purchase.

@2015 Paula Gaumer Tooke
Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form unless I have given you permission. (Redistributing to others include by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on CD, posting on/in an internet forum, messages, putting on another web sight and any other manner of distribution


  • Crochet Thread
  • Crochet Hook
  • YArn/Tapestry Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Receiving Blanket
  • Any item that could have an edging applied to it.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Bernat Handicrafter Thread