Free Crochet Edging Pattern

shelves_smMake your shelves prettier and add a decorative touch with this free crochet edging pattern by Sarah Shrimpton. It’s great for hiding chipped edges and grubby fingerprints! These edges are crocheted in rows to the length you desire. Crochet edging doesn’t just have to be used for shelves. You could stitch them onto anything that needs a bit of prettifying.

We’re sharing the pattern for the pink crochet edging. This and the patterns for the orange and yellow edging can be found in Sarah’s amazing book, Beginner’s Guide to Crochet.

You will need

I have used…
• 1 x 50g ball Rico Creative Cotton Aran in Candy Pink (shade 64)

You could use…
• Any DK weight yarn and hook to match

You will also need…
4mm (US 6/G) hook
Tapestry needle

Finished size: 3.5 x 50cm

crochet edging pattern

crochet edging pattern

Foundation chain: ch 97 (Multiple of 4 + 1)
Row 1: (ch 1) dc 97
Row 2: (ch 4 (counts as tr and ch 1), turn), tr in 7th st from hook, *ch 1, sk st, tr in next st* repeat across
Row 3: (ch 3, turn) 3tr in same st, sk 3 sts, dc in next st, *ch 3, 3tr in same st, sk 3 sts, dc in next st* repeat across.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

free crochet edging pattern

Beginner's Guide to CrochetThis free crochet edging pattern was excerpted from Beginner’s Guide to Crochet, available in print and digital formats.



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5 thoughts on “Free Crochet Edging Pattern

  1. Thank you for sharing this pattern. Most edgings require crochet cotton and my aging fingers no longer let me use it so I am so grateful to find one with cotton yarn. 🙂