Just after Easter I came to the point where I needed to block the cable cardigan I’ve been knitting. I did all the appropriate things to wet block it then placed it on top of the aga.
When one of my craft group asked, ‘What’s this blocking thing you talk about on your blog?’ My ‘brief’ explanation had many many points. Since I’d just finished crocheting my Eva Shawl, I decided to write a post about blocking crochet and knitting using Eva as my model. So, here’s how and why to block knitting and crochet.
Blocking has several beneficial effects on your knitting or crochet. It can: