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Old 10-28-2006, 09:39 PM   #1
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I am knitting the Branching out scarf. I used a wool/acrylic blend. Would it be possible to block this? I know that you can block wool, but I wasn't sure because of the acrylic.
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Old 10-28-2006, 09:57 PM   #2
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A lot depends on the percentage. Since it's lace, I'd try to block it no matter what, since lace really needs it.
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Old 10-28-2006, 10:42 PM   #3
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The yarn is 80% acrylic, 20% wool.
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Old 10-28-2006, 10:51 PM   #4
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I'd still give it a wetting and lay it flat to dry--it can't hurt, and it will help the lace to relax.
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Old 10-28-2006, 11:04 PM   #5
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Thank you for your help!
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Old 10-29-2006, 01:25 PM   #6
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I've "steamblocked" my 100% syntetic lace scarf. It worked pretty well, doesn't curl up and the stitched look much more even.
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