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Old 02-25-2013, 05:20 PM   #1
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Need suggestions for baby blanket border
I have just finished a beautiful baby blanket (Rambling Rows pattern) and I would like to add a border. I need to knit (I do not know how to crochet), and I really want to knit it right on by picking up stitches (rather than having to sew on the border later). Ideally, I would like something a little decorative since it is a baby blanket. Any ideas/suggestions?
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:08 PM   #2
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Hi. Is this your pattern? If not, you should be able to post a link to it now.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:53 PM   #3
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There are all kinds of edging to look at but one that I like is a picot edging for baby blankets. Here's a video for a picot edge and also one for a picot hem. The picot hem is used at the beginning of a project but it could also be picked up and knit as an edge.
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Yes! That is the pattern. I have done picot trim on other blankets, and that is my fall back if I cannot come up with something else. I do like the picot, I am just looking for something new!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:23 AM   #5
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I did a search on Ravelry for "afghan borders" and came up with this page of borders.

However, I would think you could use other kinds of borders, too, like for washcloths, scarves, and sweaters knit flat. Try looking through this search, in which I just typed in "border."
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:16 PM   #6
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Maybe some variation of feather and fan? The biggest problem I see with borders in the round is making the corners come out correctly unless the pattern or border is written for circular..

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