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21 Crochet Afghan Borders You Need to See

These free crochet edging patterns will add the most beautiful touches to your afghans.

By: Krista Childers, Editor, AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com
21 Crochet Afghan Borders You Need to See

If you are looking for an edge over other crochet patterns, crochet borders may be just what you want and need. With 21 Crochet Afghan Borders You Need to See, you will witness the most beautiful, unique, and must-make crochet edging patterns ever.

The best part about borders is that they can be added to almost anything. Along with baby blankets, throws, and afghans, you can also add borders to granny squares, table runners, and pillows, just to name a few. They vary in skill level and style, so there is something for everyone.

Even more exciting is that some of these crochet afghan border patterns have video tutorials! That way, you can follow along with our in-house crochet teachers as they walk you through ruffles, shells, and other pretty edging designs. The other patterns in this collection include vintage styles, floral touches, and fun original creations.

 

Crochet Edging Tutorial YouTube Videos

Crochet Picot Stitch Tutorial

Most of these crochet video tutorials are courtesy of our sister site, AllFreeCrochet. Our in-house and collaborative crochet experts, Chris Hammond and Kristi Simpson, go through how to crochet these gorgeous edgings in video tutorials that you can watch on our pages or on YouTube.

Great for visual learners, these videos explain the style, stitches, and walk you through each step. These videos include borders of different stitches, from simple straight edging to picot to shell. There are also edging that is crocheted into ruffles, scallops, and more. 

Elegant Vintage Crochet Edging

Vibrantly Vintage Crochet Edging Pattern

Classic, simple, or elegant borders are featured in this section. You may think of your grandma's crochet afghans when growing up or simply enjoy the clean yet luxurious appearance of these edging ideas. Some are simple square borders or stylish lace looks that can be as wide or narrow as desired.

Make sure you click on all of these before moving on because, if you crochet afghans, then you must see these gorgeous ideas. If you are making a crochet gift sometime soon or want ideas for the future, any of these masterpieces are sure to fit.

Borders for Crochet Baby Blankets

Sweet Shells Crochet Edging and Baby Bonnet

Nothing is more fitting for a new bundle of joy than a beautiful handmade afghan. Lovely borders, from shells to scallops and everything in between will help you finish off any small blanket. Adding a border or edging to a baby blanket adds a little something special.

These blankets are already small but this will help add some extra substance and dimension to the piece. You can make borders for crochet baby blankets or even make crochet borders for fleece or flannel blankets as well. Adding that crochet border makes it so much more elegant and sweet.

Unique Crochet Afghan Borders Patterns

How to Crochet Elephant Edging

Every border featured on this page is beloved and artistic but these may be the most creative. Want some sort of edging that really sets your blanket apart from the rest? Any of these will be sure to do that.

Crochet cute elephants like the example shown in the image or work up some stunning roses or pumpkins to finish off your afghan. We will be adding to this section when we see a new artistic piece of edging to feature, so make sure you come back and see what's new.

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I love adding borders to afghans! It takes anything to the next level, that's for sure.

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