Are you looking for a crochet border for a baby blanket, afghan or throw blanket?
This list of seven simple blanket borders with a few unique borders mixed in are the perfect way to finish up a blanket project.
Read on down to find the free border tutorials!
Why Should I Add a Border to a Blanket?
Borders are the perfect way to hide imperfections or mistakes plus, it can add a clean finished look to most crochet afghans.
Depending on the crochet blanket or blankets you are making it may or may not call for a border. If the blanket doesn’t require a border you can still add one using one of the edging techniques shown below for a cleaner look.
Each border tutorial below may require a certain stitch count to get the same outcome as shown so keep this in mind when choosing a border for your afghan.
After you take a look at the list be sure to let me know which blanket border edge is your favorite. You can let me know in the comments or over in the Easy Crochet Facebook group. We are nice. Promise!
Seven of the Best Crochet Borders for Blankets
Camel Stitch Blanket Border Pattern
This camel stitch border is perfect to add a clean finished look to any blanket or afghan! No exact stitch count is needed to use this border which is perfect!
Find the camel border pattern from Winding Road Crochet with a free written tutorial and video lesson.
Picot Crochet Border Edging
Shell Crochet Edging
This shell border is perfect to add to any crochet blanket to give it a classic look.
Find the free shell crochet border tutorial at Lullaby Lodge.
Ribbed Double Crochet Border
If you can double crochet then you can make this beautiful textured border for your afghan!
Find the free ribbed crochet border tutorial at Daisy Farm Crafts.
Simple Straight Border
With this step by step tutorial you will be able to create a straight border without waving!
Find the free straight edge border tutorial at Kerry Jane Designs.
Scallop Crochet Border
This beautiful edging is perfect to add to your crochet blankets and afghans!
Find the free scallop border tutorial with pictures at Crochet 365 Knit Too.
Moss Stitch Border
This Moss Stitch edging is the perfect way to get a clean and simple look on any blanket.
Find the free crochet moss stitch border tutorial from Every Trick on the Hook.