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How to Add Fringe to an Afghan

How to Add Fringe to an Afghan
How to Add Fringe to an Afghan
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Whether you've just made a quick and easy afghan or a more complex one, adding fringe to an afghan can always be a fun way to make the pattern unique. This How to Add Fringe to an Afghan video tutorial shows you just how easy it can be. Not only do you learn a crochet technique for adding the fringe to your afghan, but this crochet video also shows you how you can make the fringe. Check out this crochet video to see exactly how quick and easy it can be for you to make and add fringe to any afghan you create!


Materials List

  • Crochet hook
  • Yarn
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors

How to Add Fringe to an Afghan

How to Make Fringe

  1. Hold one end of your yarn on the cardboard, and begin wrapping your yarn around it. Make sure to have both tail ends of your yarn going the same direction. 

  2. Using your scissors, cut your yarn on the same edge that your ends are. 

    Pro Tip: Use a longer or shorter piece of cardboard to vary the size of your fringe. 

How to Add Fringe to an Afghan

  1. Place your hook through the first chain at the edge of your afghan going in from the wrong side. 

  2. Fold your fringe in half, and loop your hook onto the center piece of your fringe. 

  3. Pull that center part of the yarn through the chain. 

  4. Grab the two tail ends of your piece of fringe with your hook by wrapping them around your hook and pull them through the center. 

  5. Pull this tight to tighten your fringe. 

    Pro Tip: Be sure to work through the same direction for each piece of fringe that you add. 

  6. Repeat this around your entire afghan. 

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