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Saturday 08/09/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Around the Corner Crochet Borders with Edie Eckman
Add punch to an afghan or make those plain sweaters into something special with a unique crocheted border. Discover the secrets to make crocheted edgings continue around square corners, incorporating the edging design into the corner shaping for an unbroken pattern. We'll practice a number of fun and unique crocheted edgings, including 3-dimensional borders, ruffles and unique crocheted fringe.
Note: Must be familiar with ch, sc, hdc and dc.
Homework swatches; smooth, light-colored sport, #3 or #4 (dk or worsted-weight) wool in at least 2 coordinating colors, appropriate sized hooks, scissors
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Bring 3 or 4 crocheted or knitted swatches at least 6" square--swatches from other projects are fine