I think it's fun to add little touches to garments and home decor items. This crescent braid pattern from The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition is just the kind of detail that would add just a little touch of fun to a t-shirt, tablecloth or just about anything!
The crochet chart for the Crescent Braid:
CRESCENT BRAID PATTERN
Skill Level: Easy
Ch 5, join with a Sl st to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, ch 4, 1 sc in ring, turn.
Row 2: [6 sc, ch 4, 1 sc] in next ch-4 space, turn.
Rep Row 2 for desired length of trim.
This crochet pattern is from the Edgings and Trims section in the new CPi book:
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Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy, and Belle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at freeform crochetand knitting. She is the author of many books and currently resides in Pawling, NY. Visit her online at http://www.margarethubertoriginals.com and http://margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com.