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Re: Blocking ~ silly question
Posted by: craftsman (IP Logged)
Date: March 01, 2009 05:45PM

I don't usually use yarn that requires blocking, so keep that in mind as I say...

I don't think you need to soak the item, just dampen it (like jeanette uses a spray bottle). Otherwise you could get a lot of wrinkles, plus it may take a l-o-n-g time to dry.

On the question of whether to pin it out first, then dampen, or in the reverse order: I think dry fabric would be easier to handle, but wet fabric would be easier to stretch if needed to obtain the proper shape and size.

Here's hoping others who have more experience with blocking post their advice...



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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