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Old 08-31-2007, 03:36 PM   #1
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Blocking Wool/Acrylic blends
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I have a question.

Iīm knitting a sweater with LB Wool-Ease, which is 20% wool, 80% acrylic. I was wondering if acrylic/wool blends can be blocked. If they can, what exactly is going to happen to my sweater, will it get bigger? smaller?

I wouldnīt block it if I didnīt think it needed it, but itīs looking very wrinkled.

And, besides I think itīs about time I blocked something.

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Old 08-31-2007, 07:21 PM   #2
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Woolease won't block in the traditional sense. I'd throw it in the washer and dryer, on gentle/low, to even it out.
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Yep, wash and dry is how you even out stitches knit in acrylic or blends.
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What about blocking for size? Do you wash it, pin it to size and leave to dry?
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