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Double Crochet Border to Edge a Granny Square

Learn how to add a simple and easy Single crochet (UK Double crochet)  edging to your granny squares. Add the finishing that makes your squares stand out and easier to join too!

How to add a Dc border to your granny squares

You can add a bold statement to a simple granny square by adding this easy border in a contracting colour. Double crochet (Dc ) is a single crochet (Sc) in US terms.

Its may be a simple stitch, but it really has a dramatic impact; You can add even more impact by adding additional rows of the double crochet edging in varying colours! 

Adding a double crochet edge to your individual squares makes joining them together much easier along with helping to neaten any uneven edges on your square.

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Double Crochet Edging DC Edging

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Border | Stitch Tutorial

1. Join the yarn in any corner, Ch1, 2Dc, Ch2, 2Dc in to the corner space

2. Dc into each st and chain space to next corner

3. 2Dc, C2, 2Dc in to corner space

Repeat steps 2 & 3 around the square back to where you joined the yarn. Join the round with a slip stitch to top of the 1st Dc. Fasten off and weave in ends 

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