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Old 10-27-2008, 07:21 AM   #1
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blocking question
i know that blocking your finished project is usually recommended.
but, does the recommendation apply to a yarn made of 70% acrylic 30% mohair?
i made a lacy sampler scarf, should i block it? and if yes, which method is recommended?

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Old 10-27-2008, 07:34 AM   #2
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I think i would block the scarf, even though it's part acrylic and mohair. I wouldn't wash it, just pin it to a blocking surface (bed or blocking board or whatever you use) and spray it with water and let it dry.
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I've found that often this type of yarn will hold the shape it is laid out in when wet. I generally place the item on a table on a towel, pat it into shape, and allow to dry.
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