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Old 08-07-2010, 03:47 PM   #1
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Shrinking Merino
Hi there,
I just finished my Ribbed Lace Bolero and turned out too big all over. I was wondering if I blocked it with really hot water if it would tighten up a little. I knit it in Aurora 8 which is 100% merino. Has anyone done this before? Any ideas on how it might turn out?
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Old 08-07-2010, 06:20 PM   #2
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Shrinking a wool item is known as felting it and that's permanent. So I would really advise reknitting it smaller.
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