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28
Feb

No Sew Blanket Knot Tying

Here is a great way to finish the edges of your fleece blanket project – Without having to sew!

You start out by cutting the fleece just like if you were going to tie the fringe. Next fold the fringe up and make a very small clip in the center of both pieces vertically, aligned with the fringe cut:

Then push both pieces through the little clip from the top of the blanket through to the back, pull all the way through but not too tight:

It takes longer than if you were to tie them but I like it better because the edges are smooth.

You can see my No-Sew, No Tie Fleece Blanket YouTube Video here, and Here.

Let me know how you like it.

74 Responses to “No Sew Blanket Knot Tying”

  1. Rachel
    28Feb

    Hey, I just have a question about the slit that’s being cut. Do you cut it vertically or horizontally? Do you have a picture of the cut?

  2. lorrie
    28Feb

    I love this. I am going to be a first time Grandmother and I want to make something for my Grandchild before he is born. I am not very crafty, can you send me more pictures and directions. I would really appreciate it.

  3. Linda
    28Feb

    I love this idea for a smooth can you send me more pictures of how you make the slit and get the fringe through. Would be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks, Linda

  4. lisa
    28Feb

    Can you send me pictures of how you make the slits?

  5. kim
    28Feb

    can you give me a picture of the slit and how to push thru. Thanks
    Kim OSMAR, It looks much cleaner.

  6. Mindy Mills
    28Feb

    Can you send me a pic of how you cut the slits, a little confused on what you are talking about. Thank you

  7. Latonja Thompson
    28Feb

    Making fleece tie blankets for Christmas gifts this year, I’ve done this before, but I like your cleaner finish. Can you send me instructions and pictures on how to complete this. Thanks so mucth !

  8. Sherry Skeen
    28Feb

    Could you also send me a photo of how to cut the slit and placing the fleece through??? Thanks so much”!!!!

  9. susan
    28Feb

    i am looking to make a tie blanket for a man and i saw once a rope tie but cant find anything on how to do it. have any idea’s?

  10. Susan Fowles
    28Feb

    Can you email details on how to make this no knot blanket.

  11. Sandi
    28Feb

    I’m sorry I’ve been so slow to answer all your queries. I am going to make a short video showing how to make the slits and how to insert them. Hopefully it will answer all your questions. I spent some time in Europe this past summer, and my camera got broken during one of it’s trips in baggage… I’ve got a new one ordered and as soon as I figure it out, I’ll make the video. I really appreciate all your interest.

  12. Carol
    28Feb

    I make these with the slits all the time. So easy… I cut mine vertically.

  13. mercy
    28Feb

    where did you say the how to video was?

  14. Jess
    28Feb

    Hi, I would love to see the video of how to do it. Can you please send me the link?
    Thanks

  15. Casey
    28Feb

    Can you send me a better description of how to cut the slits and how to feed the material please :)

  16. Becky
    28Feb

    I was getting ready to try this method and I started thinking when you tie a blanket you take the corners off do you do the same with this?

  17. Hilary
    28Feb

    Please send me the video of the slits. Do you put each piece through each slit? Sort of confusing.

  18. Becca
    28Feb

    Very nice finish. I can’t wait to try it. I’m thinking it would look cute to pull through every other one the opposite. Front to back, then back to front and so on. Thank you for sharing!

  19. Trudy
    28Feb

    I think it’s a great idea but I need more pics for clips to start. Thank you

  20. Stacy
    28Feb

    This is such a good idea! I want to try it, but I wonder if it would come loose when you wash it…….. Have you washed one that was done with this technique?????

  21. CristaBrown
    28Feb

    Can u post a video or send to me via email?

  22. Erna
    28Feb

    details on making thr blanket PLEASE Thank-you.

  23. Sharon
    28Feb

    Can you send a pic of the finished product

  24. Debbie
    28Feb

    Would more instructions or pictures I’m a bit confused. And does it wash well?

  25. Julie
    28Feb

    Thanks for the idea and instructions, I like this finish better than the tied method. Cleaner edge.

    As for all the “I don’t understand” comments, please tell me you are kidding !?!? The picture is right there and the directions are very clear. These comments have got to be jokes… No one is that slow…

  26. April
    28Feb

    I was wondering about the washing of it also. Does it come loose?

  27. jenn nahrstadt
    28Feb

    just saw this on pinterest and am wondering if you’ve posted a video somewhere about this. would love to know if you have, as this is a much cleaner look than the knots! please let me know via email if you’ve posted a video of this. hunted around on your blog, but didn’t see it. thanks!

  28. It was so easy. I would love some more of your great ideas.

  29. Lorena
    28Feb

    Could I have a pic of the slit too I wanna try this

  30. Linda Smith
    28Feb

    I would love to have the directions for this.. showing how and where to make the slits. thanks ever so much

  31. Lois
    28Feb

    So there’s 2 pieces of fabric? How does the top fabric end up ontop in the fringe? Do you twist it?

  32. Connie
    28Feb

    I’m interested in how you finish the corners. Awesome idea. I’m thinking of using a big crochet hook to push through the slits and grab the tail or one of those potholder hooks too. :-)

  33. Sherrie
    28Feb

    I saw this on Pinterest and love the idea better than the knots! I notice you made a video could you send me the link or video via email?

    Thanks

  34. Kristen
    28Feb

    I would really like to know how to make this blanket can you plaese send the video to me email?!!

  35. Michelle D.
    28Feb

    I’d like more info! I’ve made the tie-type, but really like the cleaner look of this. Please send me a video link or more photos! Thank you!!

  36. Kristen
    28Feb

    Where can I find out how to make this blanket??!!

  37. Sandi F.
    28Feb

    Please tell me what the link is to the video about the blanket. I love the look of it but need more instructions. Is there a print out with pictures I can get?

  38. Jessica
    28Feb

    Can u please send me step by step on how to do this knot I just can’t seem to do it right. Thank u.

  39. michele
    28Feb

    could you send me the link to the video plz

  40. Karen
    28Feb

    Do you have a video or more instructions on making the slit? I love how it looks!

  41. Cortney
    28Feb

    I love the idea. But I’m confused on how to push the fabric through. Would you please send me some more instructions. I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you!

  42. shawn
    28Feb

    Please tell me what the link is to the video about the blanket. I love the look of it but need more instructions. Is there a print out with pictures I can get? I am not sure about how to cut the slits or how to finish the corners. Thanks so much!

  43. Micky
    28Feb

    Please tell me what the link is to the video about the blanket.

  44. Janettew
    28Feb

    Was just wondering about washing, if it holds good?

  45. DeeAnn Zimmer
    28Feb

    It is hard for me to grasp with these pictures. Could you send me more pictures and more instructions. Thank You

  46. Shannon
    28Feb

    Can you send a video. Love the idea instead of knots.

  47. Melissa Summerlin
    28Feb

    Please let me know how to make the blanket. Thanks.

  48. Charlene
    28Feb

    Can you please send me a more detailed how-to or the link to a tutorial. these are great & I’d like to work on one with my grandaughter. Thank you so much.

  49. carrie
    28Feb

    can you send me more pictures and instructions on this please

  50. Kathleen Mahan
    28Feb

    Lovely idea for finishing the “no sew” blankets. Two things: how do they hold up to wear and tear and washing. Secondly, please send more descriptive photos/information as to how you finish these pretty blankets. Thank you.

  51. tyler
    28Feb

    Would this work with cotton as well? And how does it wash? And I would also like to see the video or more pictures please. Thank you.

  52. jo
    28Feb

    I love how it looks. Please supple more details for the rest of us. Thanks, Jo

  53. Donna
    28Feb

    Would love a tutorialon the blanket, need more info or pix on slit size and direction. Thank you!

  54. Nancy
    28Feb

    I’m guessing the slit is made in the middle of the two peices then you take the bottom and push it over and into the small slit….easy….

  55. Jennifer
    28Feb

    Would you please send me the tutorial???

  56. tclark449
    28Feb

    I used this method today, and I must sayI love it! Very easy once I got into a rhythm, and very nice finished product. Didn’t seem to take much longer to do than tying knots, either. Thanks for sharing this method.

  57. Jessie
    28Feb

    Nice idea.
    A friend used hot glue, at the seams inside (wrong side of fabric). Pros: It has held together very well. Cons: Stiff seams (hardly noticeable), bit more expensive as you need hot glue tools, & a chance of burning yourself and/or the fabric.
    Thks for sharing.

  58. Beth
    28Feb

    I have to say you are much nicer then I am, I can’t believe that many people can’t figure out for themselves how to cut that slit and pull the fabric though, they should not even be holding scissors if that’s the case…lol!!!!

  59. Brandy
    28Feb

    Do u cut the corners out like with the tie blankets??

  60. Becky
    28Feb

    How secure is the fringe? I don’t want it to come apart in the wash.

  61. shirley
    28Feb

    As soon as I seen this knot I knew this was what IF wanted to do for my blanket. I did not watch your video just followed instructions here. So I have a couple of tips or at least one. Because the whole is so small to pull the pieces threw I used the blunt end of a wooden chopstick to push a corner through and then pulled the restt through. Hope this helps. My blanket looks awesome. Thank you for the share.

  62. Jessica
    28Feb

    I really like the look of this!

  63. Kathy Seay
    28Feb

    Please send be info. On video

  64. Sherii Sherban
    28Feb

    I am curious how the slip through technique holds up over time? Does it last well with use or even during laundering? Thanks, Sherii

  65. Kenzi
    28Feb

    I made a video and a few pictures about this if anybody wants to check it out!
    http://www.tumblr.com/blog/keznim3

  66. J
    28Feb

    seriously, it’s a VERTICAL SLIT people. How confusing is that? not at all.

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  68. Edythe
    28Feb

    I made a blanket the other day. One side black the other black and white checks. we go to Daytona 500 and I thought it would be a cute blanket to take to races. It turned out great and was not hard. Made slits about 1/4 to 3/8″ long and the fleece pulled through much easier with a small chop stick like stick. Took about an hour and a half. My fabric was only about a yard and half (from the remnant bin) Thanks for the pic’s they helped.

  69. Toot44
    28Feb

    The instructions CLEARLY say to clip (cut) the slit VERTICALLY aligned with the fringe cut, which means IN THE SAME DIRECTION. Then push BOTH pieces of the fringe (top and bottom layers) through the slit, not pulling too tight. Bazinga; done!

  70. emily
    28Feb

    Awesome idea! One question- is there a problem with them coming undone at all?

  71. Donna Ellingson
    28Feb

    I agree with Julie. It looks easy enough for me, and the instructions are complete.

  72. Lori
    28Feb
  73. Haeley
    28Feb

    Im most sure that the slit is vertical! Going to be pretty hard to cut on horizontaly! Also if you look close enough you can see them. Just take your pieces the way she did and pull it through! Easy peasy!

  74. Haeley
    28Feb

    to my comment above! Read the instructions!!!