Almost a week has passed since I posted the blocking tutorial, and I’ve finally grabbed some time to write up the final bit. I took these photos the day after blocking; they dried overnight.
So here’s the final step again:
8. Once dry, remove the pins and enjoy your work.
I played around a bit with the square before I laid it back down for photography. It retains its blocked shape, it has improved drape, and it’s softer to the touch.
See, blocking is simple and fun. And it makes the difference between a mediocre finished project and one that looks like you put all that time and energy into it.