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Crochet Lace Edgings – Free Patterns

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Today we would like to talk about Lacy Crochet Edgings. Sometimes you’re working on a project for a long time and then comes a moment of hesitation. What about the border? With this in mind, we have decided to focus on the most beautiful ideas for crochet lace pattern borders today.

The examples we have found are great because even a beginner can make them. Intricate and delicate crochet borders and edgings have a versatile look. You can use them to complete blankets, scarves, and also cardigans.

Moreover, you can use them as decoration or applique on cushions, tablecloths, or tea towels to add a romantic look. Definitely you should give it a go!

Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Crochet Edging Ideas and Lace Flower Edging.

crochet lace Edgings pattern Ideas

Lacy Edging

Adorn your crochet projects, tablecloths, or pillowcases with this lovely trim from Olga Poltava. Her designs are vintage-inspired but fit right into modern interiors. Something as small as a crochet lacy edging can transform your everyday accessories. What’s more, you don’t need a lot of skills to complete this project – basic crochet stitches will be enough.

Level: beginner Author: Olga Poltava

lacy crochet edging in dusty pink color on wooden surface

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Lace Trim

This is an example of a very versatile crochet lace pattern. You can use this genius design by Olga Poltava to give a beautiful finishing touch to your blankets or tablecloths. It is a great idea to crochet a set of bookmarks or a pretty crochet shawl. How exciting is that?

We love the color you see below but other shades would surely work here as well. To produce this wonderful texture, you need to use chain crochet stitch and slip stitching. Already know these stitches? If so, you can get down to work on this free crochet pattern right away! Be sure to check the video tutorial!

Level: upper beginner Author: Olga Poltava

Lacy Crochet Edging

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Shabby Chic Lace Edging Trim

Bored with simple borders in your crochet projects? Here is one more example of a brilliant multi-use crochet lace pattern by Olga Poltava. This delicate lace edging is so spectacular and yet quite easy to learn.

You can customize the sizes and use this wonder as a border for tablecloths or scarfs. Another great option for you is to simply sew it onto a pillow or tea towel. This wonderful project presents a great opportunity to practice crochet lace stitches too.

Level: intermediate Author: Olga Poltava

White Lacy Crochet Edging

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Banksia Border

This is a beautiful lacy border with precious flower motifs. You can make it colorful or go with just one solid shade. This crochet lace pattern will make not only a great crochet blanket border, but it will also spice up single squares.

Work it with a single, double crochet and half-double crochet stitch. Knowledge of chain and slip stitching will also come in handy for this project.

The photo below is vibrating with fresh charm, isn’t it? Dedri Uys has inspired us again!

Level: upper beginner Author: Dedri Uys

Crochet Border

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Playful Lace Scallop Edging

This photo proves that subtle lacy crochet edging patterns go well with bold colors, without a doubt! You can add this beautiful edging by Rachele Carmona can to anything – crochet afghan blankets, scarves, or even cardigans.

This crochet lace pattern is charming and delicate. It’s definitely a great a way to add some playfulness to your designs. Free crochet lace patterns are so inspiring!

Level: upper beginner Author:  Rachele Carmona

Scallop Crochet Edging

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Jasmine Lacy Border

This is such a precious crochet lace pattern! Everyone who likes elegant designs and pays attention to detail certainly needs this lacy border in their crochet repertoire. Andrea Cretu’s instructions and some yarn are all you need. This pattern will require you to be familiar with puff stitch if you seek the same stunning results!

Level: intermediate Author: Andrea Cretu

lacy border

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Crochet Lace Trim – Discontinued

A lace trim always adds so much charm to a project! It doesn’t matter if you are crocheting a baby blanket or a decorative mandala. You can always use this crochet border pattern by Isabella Eisenbeil to spice up the design. Will you stick with white colour?

Level: intermediate Author: Isabella Eisenbeil

Crochet Lace Trim


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Alexandria Lace

Look at this beautiful vintage style! This crochet lace pattern published on My Picot will bring you back to the old times. It is a wonderful proposal for all romantic and sentimental crochet lovers.

The stitch edging of this pattern looks absolutely stunning! Decorate your projects with this lace right away!

Level: intermediate Author: “HOME WORK”, ROSE PUBLISHING CO. (LTD.), 1881

Crochet Lace

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What is crochet lace Edging used for?

Projects for which you can use crochet lace borders are genuinely numerous. You can add them to all sorts of blankets. However, baby blankets will look particularly lovely with such delicate lace edging. A kitchen towel border will prove as another great idea.

Apart from that, lace trims look beautiful with garments. Scarves and shawls are most often edged with them. Dresses and blouses, on the other hand, often have lace edging on the sleeves. As you can see, the possible ways in which you can use lace crochet borders are indeed plentiful!

Should you use a smaller crochet hook for border?

You may need a smaller crochet size to make the border than the one you have crocheted your work with. Let’s consider an example. If you made your project using a 4 mm hook, you may need a 3.5 mm hook to work the border. What’s more, if you tend to crochet things loosely, work the border for your project a bit tighter.

Do crochet blankets need a border?

Not every blanket has to have a border. Whether your project will get edging is really up to you. Personal preference plays a large part in that respect. However, beautiful edging will always add an amazing finished look to a blanket.

It doesn’t necessarily have to be a super intricate edging, and a single crochet border sometimes also does the work. The crab stitch border illustrates this idea very well.

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