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March 28, 2008


Today, we are going to learn about blocking.  Sometimes when you crochet an item, especially, a square…it just isn’t quite the right shape.  That is where blocking comes in.  You can stretch a piece to the right dimensions. You also need to starch some items so that they will hold their shape.  It is especially useful to starch doilies and other thread works.

There are a variety of ways to block. I’m going to provide a variety of websites that have discussed blocking before.  They go into much more detail than I ever could:


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