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.
Having cut out all the pieces for my quilt by 3rd April, progress ground to a halt as we went away for a long weekend followed by Easter at home with Family. I finally managed to start sewing the pieces together last Wednesday and have achieved my promised hour every day since then…
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: