Stunning Crochet Blanket Edgings – Free Patterns

Give your blanket a new life by adding a colorful border to it! Today`s collection of Stunning Crochet Blanket Edgings will surely inspire you! Whatever your level of experience, try combining floral motifs with clusters or bobbles for a lovely texture. You can also try a lacy edging design with sharp angles. Such a delicate blanket would definitely be perfect in your baby`s cot. Therefore,  to really make an impact, you could use a variety of colors. This will add freshness as well as originality to your design.


Moreover, you can use these ideas for the edgings not only for blankets. Also, garments and other accessories such as shawls or bags will benefit from adding such borders. Trust us! You need these patterns in your life! Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Edging Ideas and Meadow Blankets.

Simple Crochet Edging – Free Patterns

Quick and Easy Crocheted Blanket Edgings

This is an awesome, basic edging idea, great for beginners. Are you still a newbie? Yes? That’s great! There is so much you can learn! Start with this pattern by Kara Gunza to adorn your afghans as well as flannel or fleece blankets.

Level: beginner Author: Kara Gunza

The original pattern and the photos are on Petals to Picots. More info on Ravelry.

Granny Crochet Edging / Border

This is surely a great edging to finish off your granny square blanket. Use the same or contrasting type of yarn for each row and you can also utilize your scraps for it. Sounds convenient, doesn’t it? Kara Gunza made sure of that!

Level: beginner  Author: Kara Gunza

The original pattern and the photos are on Petals to Picots. More info on Ravelry.

Granny Hexagon Crochet Edging

One more pattern by awesome Kara Gunza! This lovely edging will fill the empty spaces between your hexagons. You can match the colors with the ones on your blanket or you can also go for contrasting ones.

Level: beginner  Author: Kara Gunza

The original pattern and the photos are on Petals to Picots. More info on Ravelry.

Circle Edging

This beautiful circle edging might get a bit fiddly but it`s definitely worth the effort. It will look stunning as a blanket border as well as a shawl edging. Katandia has created a true work of art here! Don’t you think? We do!

Level: upper beginner Author: Katandia

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarn Crazy Girl Patterns. More info on Ravelry

Crab Stitch Edging

Are you feeling intimidated? No worries! You don`t need an intricate edging to finish off your blanket. A simple border like this one by Lullaby Melodia is super attractive too, and you can use this version of the crab stitch for other projects as well.

Level: beginner Author: Lullaby Melodia

The original pattern and the photos are on Lullaby Lodge. More info on Ravelry.

Border One

If you`re looking for an easy finish to your blanket, check out this border by Jessica Phillips. It`s pretty simple but the corners are where the design stands out. Will you keep this beauty in your library? Let us know!

Level: upper beginner Author: Jessica Phillips

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet Jessica. More info on Ravelry.

Ole Ole Edging

This easy border is what we all should try out!  A simple pattern like this one by Sucrette gives us a pretty interesting finish that we can easily apply to many projects. What are the first ideas coming to your mind?

Level: beginner Author: Sucrette

The original pattern and the photos are on Le Monde de Sucrette. More info on Ravelry

Crochet Tulip Stitch Edging

This gorgeous, blooming stitch will make an ideal edging for summer blankets! You can obviously use it in other projects such as dresses or cardigans ass well. It will surely catch everyone’s attention. Trust us!

Level: beginner Author: Crochet Lovers

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet Beja

Simple Shell Edging

One more simple design by Lullaby Melodia! This pretty stitch is easy to learn and it adds a decorative appeal. What will you use it for? It surely makes a great blanket border but it`s also suitable for other crochet projects.

Level: beginner Author: Lullaby Melodia

The original pattern and the photos are on Lullaby Lodge

Reverse Shell Crochet Border

This decorative border will give you a ruffly edge that will work well with baby blankets. Using a different color yarn than the rest of the blanket creates a nice visual contrast. Ashlea Konecny is a star!

Level: beginner  Author: Ashlea Konecny

The original pattern and the photos are on Heart Hook Home

Checker Edging

If you`re after a simple crochet border, this is the one you certainly must try. It`s eye-catching without being overly showy and will be perfect for all your blanket projects. And other kinds too! Rachele Carmona rocks!

Level: beginner Author: Rachele Carmona

The original pattern and the photos are on Cypress Textiles

Pumpkin Patch Edging

Whether you use chunky or lighter-weight yarn, the pumpkin patch edging by Jennifer Dickerson will surely look absolutely stunning. It`s perfect for fall festivities as well as other projects while you use different than orange color yarn.

Level: beginner  Author: Fiber Flux / Jennifer Dickerson

The original pattern and the photos are on Fiber Flux

Cute Bobble Edging

This bobble edging by Lullaby Melodia looks exactly like pom-pom tapes that you attach to your blankets or shawls. This one is so much better though because it`s handmade and so simple to crochet. Try a contrasting color to create a great visual effect.

Level: beginner Author: Lullaby Melodia

The original pattern and the photos are on Lullaby Lodge

Easy Crochet Ruffle Edge

This girly ruffle edging is both cute and versatile but also so easy to crochet! Allison Murray is such a brilliant designer, isn’t she? Every project will look so much more adorable if you add some frills as a cheeky accent.

Level: beginner  Author: Allison Murray

The original pattern and the photos are on Dream a Little Bigger

Little Stars Border

Twinkle, twinkle, little stars! This delightful crochet border designed by the one and only Raffaella Tassoni has an equally delightful name, don’t you think? You should certainly save this pattern to your library, you will need it many times!

Level: beginner  Author: Raffaella Tassoni

The original pattern and the photos are on Raffamusa Designs. More info on Ravelry.

Lacy Crochet Edging – Free Patterns

Lacy Peaks Edging

Rachele Carmona is our hero today! This beautiful border will give your blankets or shawls a delicate and unique finish. Such an easy picot design is certainly worth a try to add a touch of elegance to your projects.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Rachele Carmona

The original pattern and the photos are on Cypress Textiles

Vibrant Vintage Blanket Border

Are you wondering how to spice up your next project? Rachele Carmona has the answer! An intricate border will surely adorn your blanket or a shawl. This stunning edging uses textured stitches that will look amazing in any color.

Level: intermediate Author: Rachele Carmona

The original pattern and the photos are on Cypress Textiles. More info on Ravelry.

Crochet Blanket Edging

This lacy border by Esther Leavitt is delicate and so elegant. Are you wondering what you would do with it? Well, you can surely use it not only for blankets but also for shawls or summer tops. So many options to choose from here!

Level: beginner Author: Esther Leavitt

The original pattern and the photos are on Crafown. More info on Ravelry.

Star Edging

Wow, so lovely! Do you want to become the star of the crocheting the community? You can add this adorable trim by Katandia to a bedspread or an afghan and show your work to everyone! It will be a lovely finishing touch to a baby blanket too, undoubtedly.

Level: upper beginner Author: Katandia

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarn Crazy Girl Patterns. More info on Ravelry.

Pretty Lace Crochet Edging

This is another lacy design that will suit a variety of projects such as blankets, shawls, and cardigans. It`s certainly pretty and it will give you an attractive finish. Janette Williams has written such an awesome pattern!

Level: upper beginner Author: Janette Williams

The original pattern and the photos are on The Green Dragonfly

Treble Scallop Edging

This treble scallop edging will certainly enhance your blanket and take it to the next level. It`s lacy and delicate and will also look beautiful as a granny square afghan border. Rachele Carmona rocks, evidently!

Level: beginner  Author: Rachele Carmona

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Traveling Afghan Border

We’ve always adored ChiWei Ranck and you can certainly understand why! This charming but very simple border is a must-have in your collection of basic crochet patterns. Will you use it anytime soon? Let us know!

Level: upper beginner  Author: ChiWei Ranck

The original pattern and the photos are on 1 Dog Woof. More info on Ravelry.

Decorative Edgings with Free Crochet Patterns

Falling Leaves Border

Are there any fans of fall here? We certainly hope so! The season for warm colors has officially started! This pattern by Diana Krenz is a celebration of autumn, evidently. We love its retro charm! How about you? What will you use it for?

Level: upper beginner Author: Diana Krenz

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Border Patrol Cone 5 

This border is a feminine design with ruffly edges and beautiful cone patterns. Sounds awesome, doesn’t it? Yes! It looks equally stunning in a single shade and in a colorful version. Margaret MacInnis will show you what to do!

Level: upper beginner Author: Margaret MacInnis

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Betty’s Beautiful Border V2

Betty Byers’ creativity is so inspiring! Bobbles and twisted stitches make up a beautiful texture for this classic border. It`s very eye-catching and will definitely look stunning with any blanket design. What colors will you choose?

Level: upper beginner Author: Betty Byers

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Nana’s “Quad Cluster Border”

The stunning lacy border by D. Maunz will go beautifully with either a blanket or a shawl. It`s just so delicate and feminine, isn’t it? It will work well in one color but don’t hesitate to be creative and bold if you feel like it this time

Level: beginner Author: D. Maunz

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Persian Dream Border

Diana Krenz has created such a wonder! This beautiful crochet border will certainly embellish your afghans and other projects as well. It looks stunning in different shades of blue but feel free to choose other colors.

Level: upper beginner/intermediate Author: Diana Krenz

The original pattern is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Cathedral Crochet Edging

Are you looking for inspiration? Leonie Morgan will help! This quite-easy-to-make edging creates amazing style! Whether you add it to a blanket, tablecloth, or a shawl it will surely be an interesting finishing touch.

Level: upper beginner Author: Leonie Morgan

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Zig-Zag Blanket Border

Post stitches create such a great texture! This lovely design will be suitable for any blanket. That’s for sure! You can use four colors like in this pattern but a solid option will look really nice too. Tatsiana Kupryianchyk is a pro!

Level: intermediate Author: Tatsiana Kupryianchyk

The original pattern and the photos are on Lilla Bjorn Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Windows Border

Tamara Kelly is inspiring us to create wonders once again! Grab your hook and spice up this design by using multiple colors. It will be a great border to use with modern blankets as well as with classic granny squares.

Level: upper beginner Author: Tamara Kelly

The original pattern and the photos are on Moogly. More info on Ravelry.

Happily Ever Afghan Crochet Border

Make your afghan even more special! How? By finishing it with a lovely border such as this one by Crochet 365 Knit Too. This lacy edging has so many uses! Will you use it for a baby blanket or for a throw? Or for a handmade wedding gift? Let us know!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Crochet 365 Knit Too

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet 365 Knit Too

Magic Carper Edge

Ah, we love beautiful edgings. They are what makes blankets and afghans shine! Finish your next project with this edge by Polly Plum! It looks beautiful, has cute tassels, and gives a really nice and interesting finish. Save it in your library!

Level: upper beginner Author: Polly Plum

The original pattern and the photos are on Every Trick on the Hook. More info on Ravelry.

2 thoughts on “Stunning Crochet Blanket Edgings – Free Patterns

  1. Love all the different edgings you have shown. I need to try some of the ones I’ve not used before. They all look wonderful!

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