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Old 12-11-2005, 11:58 PM   #1
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I am working on a pattern that requires steam blocking to flatten the scarf. It is curling at this point. How do I steam block?
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You pin it down to the dimensions you want and use the steam from your iron. Or if you have one of those house-cleaning steamers, I've seen people use those, too.
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Old 12-12-2005, 12:32 PM   #3
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I'm not sure it applies to all yarn, but something I read about steam blocking said if you use an iron, be careful not to let it touch the fabric. It you used a steamer though this wouldn't be an issue.
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