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Old 10-30-2005, 08:59 AM   #12
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Thanks Ingrid!

Now the next issue for me is blocking

I'm using an acrylic that is machine wash/dry--I'm not ready for animal fibers or cotton just yet!--so, will washing it and blocking it work; or do I wash/dry and cross fingers; or do I need to block first?

(In other words, does blocking create a kind of "memory" for the yarn, or will I have to block each time it's washed & dried? I don't anticipate having to wash/dry this scarf often, but the answer will still be handy to know for other projects.)

I'm sorry if this question is answered in another thread; you can send me there, certainly. (I did follow Amy's link to the blocking article, but I was still a bit confused.)

Thanks again!
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