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« on: August 23, 2004 03:15:32 PM »

You would think I would know but can you block an item made with acrylic yarn?
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2004 07:59:18 PM »

using steam within a five foot radius of acrylic yarn will turn it in to a big, spaghetii-eqsue, unrecognizable-as-anything-once-knitted mess

but you can spray it with water & pin it a bunch. chances are it wont do a whole lot (depending on the yarn), but in my experience it wont hurt it
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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2004 01:46:13 PM »

I've heard that wet blocking with hot water helps some with acrylic yarn - i.e. get it wet with hot tap water, then pin in place and let it dry.  But I've never tryied it myself.
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