Easy Crochet Edging for Crochet Blanket

This easy crochet edging can be used as a simple edging for crochet blankets or to edge blanket squares and panels, ready to join them.

Filet Crochet Christmas Tree Pattern

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Single Crochet Blanket Edging

This easy crochet edging is one of the quickest and easiest way’s to prepare crochet blanket squares for joining or simply adding a contrasting edging to you blanket.

This crochet edging technique uses just the US single crochet stitch and this article will take you through where to place your stitches to create an even number of stitches on all sides – even when crocheting into the ends of your rows.

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Easy Crochet Blanket Square Edging

Jolly Holiday Blanket Crochet Along

This tutorial and edging video tutorial is from the Jolly Holiday Blanket, a filet crochet Christmas blanket pattern where up to 12 different crochet blanket panels can be joined to create a blanket but can also be used for any blanket squares you need to edge.

Colour Selection | Jolly Holiday Blanket

This edging is added to the panels in the colour that the join will be worked in, this will make the join appear seamless in the finished design, as the is worked in mesh stitch which requires skipping stitches.

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Learn More Edging Techniques

There are so many different ways to edge your blankets and crochet squares. Yes, the technique in this article is one of the best to help join your squares, but if you’re ready to edge your blanket, click here for 5 more crochet border ideas.

Easy Crochet Edging for Panels | Jolly Holiday Blanket

Skill Level: Easy


  • Any worsted /Aran weight acrylic yarn. I used Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran 100% Acrylic (100g (3.5oz), 184m (201 yds)) in the following shade:
  • For the panel edging, I used the contrast colour that is then continued in the joining
    • B- Champagne White (202)
  • 5.5mm hook
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
Easy Crochet edging for Christmas Blanket.


US Terms (UK in brackets)

St(s)  – Stitches

Ch – Chain

Ch sp – Chain space

Sc (Dc) – Single Crochet (Double Crochet)

Pattern Notes:

  • If you have any questions regarding pattern instructions please reach out – [email protected]
  • Edging is worked in joined rounds.
  • Beginning Ch 1 DOES NOT count as a stitch.

How to crochet a simple edging

Christmas Blanket Panel Edging

Round 1: RS facing.

  • Join in corner at beginning sl st, ch 1,
  • working in other side of beginning chain,
  • sc in same and each across, ch 2,
  • rotate to work in row ends,
  • 60 sc evenly to next corner, ch 2,
  • rotate to work across Row 30,
  • sc in each st across, ch 2,
  • rotate to work in row ends,
  • 60 sc evenly to next corner, ch 2, join to 1st sc.

Fasten off, weave ends.

Once all panels have been made and edged, continue to Joining Panels.

Easy Crochet edging for blanket panels

Joining the Panels

Once you’ve edged all the panels, it’s time to join them together! The join I’ve created for this blanket uses the Mesh Stitch join to mimic the open filet crochet blocks.

Click here to join your panels.

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