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!

Video Tutorial


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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