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MarIce
« on: September 07, 2006 02:32:31 AM »

I made a Celtic Cap out of 100% wool and need to block it. How does one go about doing this? I've googled it and haven't come up with much information. I'd appreciate any help. TIA:)

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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2006 01:20:19 PM »

I ussually soak the item in water + soap for awhile, then rinse it in a couple more soaks, and lay it out to dry.  Since its a hat you migh need to block it on a towel ha youve smushed up to help keep the hat shape.
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2006 02:34:16 PM »

Here's a helpful Knitty article on blocking:

http://www.knitty.com/issuewinter02/FEATdiyknitter.html
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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2006 12:37:02 AM »

Thank you both, very much. I'm eager to get this hat blocked and on it's way out the door before I wind up keeping it:)

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