Sunday, April 6, 2008

On Blocking Acrylics

I must raise my hand in confession that until Friday, I had never attempted to block.

I apologize to the knitting goddesses out there.

My first attempt was blocking my squares for the orange baby blanket. I wetted them down and painstakingly pinned pinned pinned...let dry for 2 days...pull it up to reveal...still curling edges! I turned back to my trusty internet source to learn that the validity of blocking acrylics is widely debated. So figuring why waste my time, I am not blocking the rest of the squares.

In my research however, I happened across this blog entry and I loved it and wanted to share:

Just in case you ever want to felt

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