Watch how to crochet the wave fan edging stitch (video & written instructions)

If you're looking for a really impressive way to finish off a favorite afghan or blanket project, then wave edging could be for you.
Wave edging is a wonderfully curly, ribbed edging style that gives a luxurious, corded finish - yet is created quickly and simply.
Watch how to crochet the wave fan edging stitch video tutorial by Girly Bunches:
The wave fan is a specific edging stitch, so you'll probably want to use the yarn you made the rest of your project with or a yarn which matches or contrasts with what you've already done. The stitch is suitable for any type of yarn. You'll also need a hook appropriate to the yarn you're using (check the manufacturer's band for suggestions), scissors and a tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
dc - double crochet
ch - chain
st(s) - stitch(es)
Written instructions
Start off your wave fan edging by attaching your yarn at a corner of your previously completed project and chaining 3. You will then dc into the next 3 sts. Now, ch4. Turn your work. Insert hook into 3 ch from beginning ch3 and sl st. Ch 1 and turn work again. Now work 7 dc into the ch4 loop. Now work 1 dc into next 4 sts. Ch4, turn, sl st into post of previous 7dc/4ch fan. Ch1, turn again and 7dc into the 4ch loop. To go round any corners, just work 2dc, ch1, 2dc into one stitch at the corner, then create your fan as usual.
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