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Old 12-20-2008, 01:44 AM   #1
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NORO "Aurora" to block or not to block?
I just finished a scarf using NORO "AURORA " Yarn. Frankly, I don't understand all the fuss about NORO Yarn. I found it to be scratchy,stiff and rough to knit with. Anyway, I have never blocked anything and I wonder if this particular yarn needs to be blocked in order for it to soften up? The label says dry clean. Does anyone have experience with NORO and /or blocking that could offer some advice? Thanks.
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Old 12-20-2008, 01:51 AM   #2
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Yes you can handwash, that seems to soften it up, some people put a small bit of hair conditioner in the rinse. I've never used a Noro yarn, it feels much harsher to me than the roughest acrylics I've ever used. It has really nice colors which is why people seem to love it.
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