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Blocking ~ silly question
Posted by: clover04750 (IP Logged)
Date: February 28, 2009 01:26PM

I'm very nervous about blocking for the first time. I have 80% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk Plymouth Buckingham yarn, finger weight.


My pattern says to wash or dampen thuroughly and do not steam. So should I just soak it in the bathroom sink for a minute and then lay it on a towel, pin it flat, and let it air dry? I'm so scared it'll felt or stretch out too much, but I'm excited to show off a finished professional-looking project. Just checking, does this sound right?

Subject Written By Posted
  Blocking ~ silly question clover04750 02/28/2009 01:26PM
  Re: Blocking ~ silly question jeanette 02/28/2009 02:13PM
  Re: Blocking ~ silly question craftsman 03/01/2009 05:45PM
  Re: Blocking ~ silly question clover04750 03/03/2009 09:08AM
  Re: Blocking ~ silly question KT 03/03/2009 11:00AM
  Re: Blocking ~ silly question clover04750 03/04/2009 12:57PM
  Re: Blocking ~ I got it :-D clover04750 03/04/2009 11:41PM

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