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Old 08-26-2009, 09:53 PM   #1
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when to block a "block" afghan?
I am currently knitting an afghan that requires individual squares to be sewn together to finish the piece. Should I block the pieces before I sew them or when they are all sewn together?
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Old 08-27-2009, 12:12 AM   #2
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What yarn are you using? Blocking might make it easier to seam, but if you're using acrylic be aware that it won't block real well. Probably enough to seam though.
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Old 08-27-2009, 06:27 AM   #3
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I actually asked the very same question this week. I am making a Debbie Bliss blanket of 54 squares sewn together. Here is the link to the answer I was given

http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=93683
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sorry, i'm using 100% wool yarn, 4 weight, i dont currently have the link for the pattern, but the squares are moss stitch, stockingnette, and seed st. 9 in. x 9 in. squares, thank you!
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I would block the squares before seaming then for sure. You can block them all the same size and it'll make seaming a lot easier.
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