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downthestream 05-12-2007 11:31 AM

Can you block Superwashed wool?
I am making the Princess Pram cover from KPC which calls for 24 squares sewed together quilt-style. I made one square as a test out of acrylic, but it doesnt look really square to me. I am thinking that Superwash might be a better choice? I would love to use wool except for that tiny problem of the recipient accidently felting it!!

Ingrid 05-12-2007 11:53 AM

I believe it will block. I made a sweater with superwash and blocked it--the stitches smoothed out, though I didn't have to do any real shaping.

Calamintha 05-12-2007 06:06 PM

I did a lace shawl with sport weight superwash wool and it blocked beautifully and it has stayed blocked so I don't think you should have any problems.

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