The Mile a Minute Vintage Edging :: Crochet Stitch #140

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the mile a minute vintage edging. This stitch creates a delicate looking lace pattern specifically designed for use as an edging. The mile a minute vintage edging stitch would be great for all your edging projects!

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Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Merino Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

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Susan Bates Silvalume Crochet Hooks

These hooks have the broadest size range within the Susan Bates family of hooks. Made of lightweight aluminum; each Silvalume hook undergoes a special anodizing process, which etches away all surface impurities. In addition, each hook is heat treated for strength and durability and polished for a velvety smooth finish. Each size is color coded so you can find the size you need at a glance. The famous Susan Bates in-line head helps reduce wrist motion for fatigue-free crocheting and helps you maintain a more consistent gauge.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
ch 8, join with sl st to form ring.

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:ch 8, join with sl st to form ring.

  • Row 1: ch 3, 2dc, ch 2, 3 dc in ring, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 5, work (3dc, ch2, 3dc) into ch-2 sp, ch2, dc in top of turning chain.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the MIle a Minute Edging Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the MIle a Minute Edging Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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