Crochet Arched Edging

So easy to work, This arched edging has the advantage of being pretty yet neat and firm at the same time.

It looks good with crochet netting (see netting bag) as it compliments the stitch pattern, or worked with a tiny hook and thin cotton it would make a pretty trim for nihgtwear or lingerie - work some embroidery blanket stitch onto the edge of your garment and then crochet onto the horizontal threads

Or use for cushion edges, or the front edges of jackets or cardigans. It would also look great on the edge of a little baby bonnet or to embellish a blanket.

You can use any thickness of yarn or hook size.

use the instructions below or follow the video tutorial at the bottom of the page

Instructions for Arched Edging

Work on a foundation row of firm straight stitches such as single or double crochet.

Row 1

1 chain, 1 single crochet (UK double crochet) into first stitch.

* 4 chain, miss 3 stitches, 1 single crochet into next stitch **

repeat from * to ** to end

Turn, but do not make a turning chain

Row 2

Slip stitch into first stitch.

* 5 single crochet into chain space. Slip stitch into single crochet of previous row **

Repeat from * to ** to end

This edging could also be functional as well as pretty. Try working a length in fine cotton and string it along the edge of a bedroom shelf. you can then use it to store anything which will hook onto it such as earrings.

Another use is for attaching strings of beads or wool tassels for a fringed or beaded edging

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