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with Edie Eckman
Online Class

Fantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders

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Bring out the true style potential in any fiber project! Join popular fiber aficionado Edie Eckman and learn how to crochet beautiful borders that you can apply beyond just crocheted projects. During class, you'll conquer lots of great border styles, from tasteful basics to unique beauties. Along the way, you'll see how to plan for project success, crochet a base row and read charts like a pro. If you run into a bump along the way, no big deal, because Edie will show you how to troubleshoot common problems. You'll also learn new crochet stitches, conquer curves and corners and discover how to apply your border to all sorts of fabrics.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h31m

Included in this Class

1. Planning for Better Borders

1. Planning for Better Borders

Meet crochet designer Edie Eckman, your guide to better edgings and borders. The best projects begin with a plan. Edie walks through her own way of thinking, from where she derives inspiration to how she decides on materials, as a way to help you get started on the right foot.

2. Base Row: Set Up for Success

2. Base Row: Set Up for Success

A base row is the foundation of any good border. Edie shows how to avoid common problems like splaying and ruffling while completing rows for both single and double crochets. And if you've ever wanted to know how to read a crochet stitch chart like a pro, this lesson is tailor-made for you.

3. Simple Crochet Borders

3. Simple Crochet Borders

With the base rows complete, it's time to build your borders. Edie shows how simple doesn't always mean boring by working a few easy borders. She also crochets a shell edging, troubleshoots her way out of a few common problems and demonstrates how to adjust stitch counts on the fly.