[Video Tutorial] Backing A Crochet Blanket Made Simple

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There are some crochet projects that absolutely need a fabric backing. Sometimes backing a crochet blanket simply offers better looks. There are different reasons why we  choose to sew a fabric to a crochet piece.Not knowing how to do this it’s frustrating. So, how can you do it in such a way that it’s easy and looks great?

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Yolanda Soto Lopez is going to show you, in this video tutorial, how to sew a lining to a crochet blanket. You can do it by hand or with the machine. Go ahead and follow the link to the next page for the video tutorial.

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30 Comments to [Video Tutorial] Backing A Crochet Blanket Made Simple

  1. I had never thought about doing this, but I can see that it would be a good idea on a baby afghan that has an open pattern. It would help keep the baby from getting tangled in the yarn.

  2. Not everyone lives in Texas. Some crochet patterns have a lot of holes like in the example. So backing it just makes it a warmer afghan to snuggle up in. Very nice during winter months.

  3. I do a lot of granny squares, and never had an issue with warmth. We do get an occasional cold day or three. I get the extra warmth thing, but there has to be other reasons. I, personally, think a backing ruins the look of the afghan. I don’t want to see the back of the fabric peeking through the pattern on an afghan.

  4. I love this idea! I’ve been wanting to do this on an afghan I’m going to make for my mother-in-law. I feel like this gives me the freedom to use a very pretty pattern that isn’t very solid (has holes) yet with a backing will still be nice and warm.

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