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  • Re: Blocking in the Boonies

    Hi April I have tried an ironing board for blocking my crochet. I now use an insulation board. I just did a blog post and video of Blocking Crochet. My method is not expensive and works very well. http://www.purplebutterflycrochetcollection.com/?p=1732 Hope it helps.
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by Cheryl728 on Apr 11, 2012
  • Blocking Lace

    I look forward to Sarah Read's blogs and today's was extremely helpful. I do have a couple of questions. You speak of "blocking wires" I am a little embarrassed to admit, but I have no idea what these are or where I find them? I block projects now using straight pins but I love the...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by gramywheels on Feb 10, 2011
  • Blocking Acrylic Yarn

    Most of the information I've found on blocking on this site, as well as a few others offering tutorials, has been mostly applicable to natural fibers, and not synthetic. I finished a granny square blanket with a shell border and found that the border was puckering while the overall shape of the blanket...
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by jli2 on Jul 26, 2010
  • Re: Best Method for Joining Granny Squares

    Another question.. I assume it would be wise to block the squares. Since I will be using a synthetic yarn, what is the best way to block? Do I soak them in water, press the excess water out then block? Do I need to use any solution in the water?
    Posted to How do I? (Forum) by jli2 on Jul 19, 2010