How do you crochet a border?
- Adding a Single Crochet Border Make a chain of 1 to begin the border. Insert the hook through the stitch and yarn over. Pull through the first loop and yarn over again. Pull the yarn through both loops. Repeat all the way around the border. Slipstitch and tie off to complete the border.
Why is my crochet blanket stretching?
Crocheting is challenging for newbies, so if you notice and wonder, “why is my crochet blanket curving,” there’s no need to panic. It may be due to your cast on the row being too tight.
How do I stop my crochet strap from stretching?
Place macrame cording or some type of rope/ribbon onto the crocheted piece – this will help prevent the strap from stretching too much. Fold the crochet piece over the rope and whip stitch the sides closed from one stitch marker to the other stitch marker.
Why is my crochet blanket border wavy?
One of the things that can happen when starting your border is that it can start to go wavy, But don’t panic! Most often this can be rectified simply by dropping down a hook size (or two) for the following rounds, this will ‘pull in’ your crochet, and tighten up the wavy edge.
Why does my crochet look like a trapezoid?
When your crochet square starts to look more like a trapezoid, something’s gone wrong! So, when a project begins to look more like a trapezoid, triangle or is just all over the place, the most likely culprit is you aren’t counting your stitches, or not placing your first stitch in the proper stitch to start your row.