In this episode we cover some tips about how to block knitted garments.
We uncover secrets about using blocking wires and a blocking board. We also discuss things which you can do to make a garment fit. You can learn more about these techniques from Leslye Solomon’s video The Handknitter’s Guide to Sweater Finishing.
What am I wearing?:
- A side-to-side knitted shell of my own design with a subtle lace edging knitted into the pattern made with Heritage Hand painted yarn in Blueberry Hill. Shell designed using Sweater Wizard software.
What’s on the set?:
- Snuggly Poncho for Natalie from Sirdar made with Lion Brand Microspun in Lavendar and Sirdar Funky Furr in Bilberry.
- Free Berrocco Harry Bear pattern made with Berrocco Chinchilla yarn in Fawn color.
Have you had similar experiences in stressing about how to make it fit? Share your stories and feedback on the show by leaving a comment.