It is so much easier than threading a needle and sewing together items. This makes a blanket that would be a good size for a baby or toddler. Because the slip stitch join is asymmetrical, you should work from the "wrong" side. Trim fleece so it is 5″ bigger all the way around. It happens to all of us (at least I hope its not just me!). 2. To make rounded corners, place a rounded object (like a plate) on top of one corner so the sides of the object touch the edges of the fabric. Cut a square out of each corner of the fabric. I have used this method, and also used double crochet (Australian term) to join squares with a fluffy texture and contrast colour to make a beautiful babies cot blanket. Just cut more if you want it to be bigger. Heidi of Sewing Daisies created this really cool and interesting throw blanket by combining sewn fabric squares and crochet binding. Making Fleece Yarn Find the Stretch. For now, on our husband-is-in-school-and-I-am-a-stay-at-home-mom budget, I need to combine our gift giving budget with my crafty stuffs budget. Cut the fleece into 16 10 x 10 inch squares. When joining crochet pieces you can either slip stitch them together, single crochet them together, whip stitch them together or mattress stitch them together. Stop at edge of crocheted blanket. Read more about how it came together over on her blog. No crochet project is complete without crochet edging. Insert the Crochet Hook . If you’ve been following my blog for awhile you may have seen several projects where I crochet around fleece fabric. https://www.missouriquiltco.com/couch-to-quilt - Couch to Quilt Series Grab a kit and join us in making your first quilt ever! I mostly use this technique in my Lovey Blanket series (LIKE THIS ONE) but crocheting around fleece is also a quick way to put a little flair and personalization into a piece of fabric and quickly transforming it into finished blanket! And you forgot until that moment. Crochet edging can elevate a design or affect the entire style of your project. Use a crochet hook to pull every other strand through the edge of the crocheted blanket. Technically, it would be possible to join the squares from the right side of the work, but the asymmetry won't be noticeable from the wrong side, whereas it would be on the front. Pin them in place. A favorite when it comes to joining crocheted granny squares or crocheted clothing. The following technique turns any big squares of cloth into fabric yarn balls, but this yarn tutorial is specifically geared for fleece. I have GIANT piles of leftover fleece. [via Kerri Horsley on Pinterest] Related: How to Sew the Mattress Stitch. Fleece yarn is great for fluffy, chunky knitting and crochet projects. It's Friday and you have a baby shower Saturday. Cut all the way around the blanket. Be careful not to cut the crocheted blanket. I don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner. 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