Free Crochet Border Pattern from Every Which Way Crochet Borders

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So glad you stopped by for the Every Which Way Crochet Borders Blog Tour! Edie Eckman’s new release Every Which Way Crochet Borders  features 100 unique border designs! Each pattern includes step-by-step pattern instructions and symbol charts to guide you through, as well as plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design. Can’t wait? … try out this free preview border pattern that Storey Publishing has so graciously shared with P2P readers …

Free Crochet Border Pattern!

 

Excerpted from Every Which Way Crochet Borders © 2017 by Edith L. Eckman. Photography by John Polak. Chart by Karen Manthey.

#71

Base rnd, each side: Multiple of 6 + 3 + corners.

Begin in corner st.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, *ch 5, skip 3 sts, [sc in next 3 sts, ch 5, skip 3 sts] to corner st, 3 sc in corner st; rep from * around, omitting last 3 sc, sc in same st as beginning sc, join with slip st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 6 (counts as dc and ch 3), *sc in next sc, ch 3, sc in next space, ch 3, [skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sc in next space, ch 3] to 1 st before corner st, sc in next sc, ch 3**, dc in corner st, ch 3; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join with slip st to third ch of ch-6.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, *ch 5, skip 1 space, sc in next (space, sc, space) [ch 5, sc in next (space, sc, space)] to space before corner st, ch 5, skip 1 space, sc in corner dc; rep from * around, omitting last sc, join with slip st to first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sc in next space, ch 3, [skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sc in next space, ch 3] to corner st**, sc in corner sc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join with slip st to first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 3, sc in next sc, [ch 5, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc] to corner, ch 3**, (sc, ch 1, sc) in corner sc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, sc in same st as first sc, join with sc to first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in space formed by joining sc, sc in each sc, 3 sc in each ch-3 space, 5 sc in each ch-5 space and 2 sc in each ch-1 corner space around, join with slip st to first sc. Fasten off.

Stitches & Notes
Rnds 1–4 are exactly the same as Border #70 (see page 128), but a slight change in the last 2 rounds straightens up the edge.

There are so many more edging patterns where that came from! Here are a few more of my faves …

 

Be sure to check out the other stops on the blog tour!

February 7: Cre8tion Crochet

February 8: Crochetville

February 9: Crochet Spot

February 10: Crafts from the Cwtch

February 11: Crochet Concupiscence

February 12: Fiber Flux

February 13: Moogly

February 14: The Stitchin’ Mommy

February 15: ELK Studio Handcrafted Crochet Designs

February 16: Felted Button

February 17: The Messy Brunette, My Hobby is Crochet

February 18: Not Your Average Crochet

February 19: The Twisted Yarn

February 20: Petals to Picots

February 21: Beatrice Ryan Designs

February 22: Underground Crafter

February 23: Crochet Guild of America (CGOA)

February 24: Jessie At Home

9 Responses to Free Crochet Border Pattern from Every Which Way Crochet Borders

  1. maura February 20, 2017 at 8:42 am #

    a great giveaway!

  2. Claire February 20, 2017 at 8:52 am #

    Looks like a great book. I crochet blankets for orphans and love to finish them off differently. This book would be a great addition.

  3. Stacie Bianchi February 20, 2017 at 9:00 am #

    Looks like an amazing book. so happy to see a book that is spiral bound.

  4. Tinke February 20, 2017 at 11:58 am #

    Love it, love borders, they compleet your work. Spiral bound, thank goodness.

  5. Tracy G February 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm #

    I have several of Edie’s books and I love them all! Thanks so much for the free pattern and for the giveaway 🙂

  6. Ruth V February 20, 2017 at 3:34 pm #

    If a book is being given away, I want to enter! I’m just getting ready to try crochet and am a pretty good knitter, and have learned tatting and sewing.

  7. Jocelyne Denault February 22, 2017 at 12:29 pm #

    Great idéal that book!

  8. Judi February 26, 2017 at 8:12 pm #

    Thanks for the chance to receive this book

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