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3 Tips for Unleashing Your Knitting Project's Potential with Blocking

3 Tips for Unleashing Your Knitting Project's Potential with Blocking

Wash with Care Before blocking, it's important to give your knits a gentle wash. Use a wool wash or mild detergent in lukewarm water. Avoid wringing or agitating your knits to prevent felting. Rinse until the water runs clear and gently squeeze out excess water. Let it dry flat while blocking it. You can also wash it in the machine but make sure you know your machine well. Blocking Basics: How It Works Blocking involves wetting your knitted piece, gently shaping it, and letting it dry flat to set the stitches. Use blocking mats or towels and pins to control...

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6 Tips for washing your (wool) knitwear

6 Tips for washing your (wool) knitwear

  Washing your knitwear. How? How often? With what? Should hand wash or in the machine? Here are 6 tips for when your darlings need a bath.  1 Don't. That is, as much as possible don't wash it. If your wool contains lanolin then it will love to be hung outdoors to get some air for a day. Lanolin is a natural wax that sheep produce which make it water (and dirt) resistant. It makes the wool self-cleaning from birth. As time goes on and after a few washes then the lanolin will slowly disappear. You can prevent that by...

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