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#1 Yarn It

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 06:06 PM

I have recently finished two scarves for children, but I need to finish the edges. I've been contemplating going to my LYS (20 miles from me) or do you think it's possible for me to learn how to finish the edges online? I want to do a good job so if it means driving 20 plus miles, I'm all for it.

TIA for any help and/or suggestions.

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 06:08 PM

Do you mean putting a border around the scarf? I'm not sure what you mean by "finish the edges".

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#3 Yarn It

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 07:41 PM

Do you mean putting a border around the scarf? I'm not sure what you mean by "finish the edges".


Oh, yes, that's what I mean. I don't know crochet speak yet, but I'll learn. I just want something simple since I'm a beginner. I've seen some beautifully finished pieces, but I need to stick with elementary stuff for now. Thank you so much for replying. :)

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 07:53 PM

Hi Yarn It :waving

CrochetCabana is a very good reference site that has a nice section on how to do crochet borders http://www.crochetca...ers-edgings.htm
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Posted 12 December 2010 - 09:52 PM

Hi Yarn It :waving

CrochetCabana is a very good reference site that has a nice section on how to do crochet borders http://www.crochetca...ers-edgings.htm


Hi CrochetCabana! (love your name)

I book marked the link and will check it out tomorrow. My eyes are growing weary. Thank you very much!

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 11:38 PM

Hi CrochetCabana! (love your name)

I book marked the link and will check it out tomorrow. My eyes are growing weary. Thank you very much!


:)Just to clarify, i am not connected with the CrochetCabana site.
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Posted 13 December 2010 - 07:51 PM

What stitch did you use for your scaraves? I have never edged mine unless a pattern specifically called for it. Mary

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Posted 13 December 2010 - 07:56 PM

I don't normally edge scarves either.

The best thing you can learn to use on the forum is how to insert a pic. This way we can see the project and give you the best advice that we can.

You should be fine learning from vidoes. Check out NextStitch. They have some great ones.