How-To: Blocking a Large Lace Project

Craft & Design Yarncraft

Velma of Velma’s World shares her experience blocking a large lace stole project and includes great tips on using repurposed objects like a yoga mat and kids’ foam puzzle mat for stretching and drying. She also explains why blocking is so important.

Blocking stretches out the fabric, allowing the laciness to flaunt itself, opening up bunched bits, flattening out unwanted pooches, and setting a pleasing shape and drape. Wet-blocking in particular does this with authority.

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