What kind of tool and template is used to make holes in fleece material so that a crocheted edge can be made?
By Mary from Eagleville, PA
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Go to www.skipstitch.com and take a look at their blades. They work great and can be used with a 45mm rotary cutting tool. This sure does save a lot of time. No more punching holes and this blade makes evenly spaced holes for crocheting edges.
Take a look at www.edgerydoo.com
These are templates to aid making the holes evenly and you can punch through 4 layers at a time so that it is quick.
By Janene Amador01/07/2011
Go to skipstitch.com and order a skip stitch rotary blade that works wonders on punching the holes. I have tried all different methods and this works the best. I have all the ladies at my work using the skip stitch blade also.
My mother used to use a sharp metal needle.
If you want a more uniform look try threading a yarn needle with your your yarn then blanket stitching at regular intervals all the way round. 1/4 inch is good for most crochet with yarn.
By Joan Dykes 12/27/2010
I haven't tried this yet. You know spiral ring school writing notebooks, when you rip off a sheet of paper, use the strip with holes as a measuring device spacer, mark holes-use metal crochet hook, the holes will be evenly spaced. Hey, free. joanie
By cettina 12/23/2010
I've always used those large bbq forks. Just insert the fork in the last hole you make and carry on all the way round. They are evenly spaced and a perfect size.
By Joan 12/20/2010
I have a sister that crochets handles or whatever they are called on terry dish towels that you hang them on a cabinet handle with, and she doesn't use anything other than the hook she is using for the crocheting.
By Marjorie C. Woodworth 12/20/2010
If I were to crochet an edge on a baby blanket as shown in the photo I wouldn't bother with a special tool or template. I would use a small crochet hook to poke the holes, plus crochet the edging as I was going around the edge.
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What is a good way to crochet an edge around a fleece baby blanket?
By Jeanne from NY
I would like a pattern to crochet around a fleece blanket.
By Jean from Volga, IA
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