At last you have finished your beautiful crochet blanket. You are considering the border, so whats it to be? crochet or tassels or a bit of both.
For me its tassels, you can see my finished: I finished that with tassels. I actually predicted long ago that tassels would be big.
Back to the blanket border. I thought I would share with you how I finished my last crocheted winter blanket, with a knotted fringe of tassels…
How To make a tasseled fringe edging on a crochet blanket:
1: First decide how long you want your fringe to be. Find a book with roughly this width or height.
2: Then you wrap your yarn around the book, and cut off on one side only.
3: Divide into groups of six (this will allow you a tassel of 12 lengths)
4: Fold one group of six in half,
5: Using a chunky crochet hook, I used 10mm put your hook through a space and pull your loop of yarn through.
6: Tighten the knot, by pushing it up,
7: Divide the tassel you have just knotted in half (6 on each side) and do the same with each adjacent tassel.
8: Knot adjacent tassels to each other, continue in this way along the line.
9: Make sure to tighten all knots by pushing them upwards.
Comb out and trim the fringing.
Now your blanket is finally finished, I think you should curl up in it and take a nap! After all you deserve it after all those hours of crochet
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