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Old 03-25-2006, 01:05 PM   #1
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Blocking Question: right side or wrong side?
I'm working on a sweater that is an Aran design and am almost finished with the front. When I block it, should I put it face down or face up? Or does it even matter? I usually block face up, but this is more patterned than things I've done before. No bobbles or anything, just lots of alternating knit and purl stitches.

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Old 03-25-2006, 01:13 PM   #2
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I don't think it makes any difference. I block right side up so I can see the right side and make any adjustments.
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Old 03-25-2006, 06:07 PM   #3
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Same here. I usually block face up because I like to see the way it's really going to look, but other than that, I don't think it matters.
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