Flags Tradewind Knitwear Designs by Lucy Neatby


I am an ardent fan of COLD WATER blocking; I converted a couple of years back and keep seeing references to STEAM which make me wince. This is my attempt to convert you!

The Process

Advantages - Many:

Honestly, it really works. Not in the same 'instant impact' way as blocking with an iron or steam but slow and steady and the knitting retains its character. My master knitters squares were a delight after blocking, every one spot on size, and they looked like dishcloths before!

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