The magic of blocking

I have finally conquered my fear of blocking! Armed with blocking wires and eleventy million pins as the pattern requested (though I actually only needed about 20!), plus my new foam jigsaws and my little bottle of Soak, I successfully blocked my first lace shawl. I’ll write more about the Henslowe shawl in another post (I absolutely loved everything about the pattern and am sure I’ll make it again), but for now – look at the difference blocking made!

Pre and post blocking

Pre and post blocking


3 thoughts on “The magic of blocking

  1. Your blocking was so worth it – it’s beautiful. I love the blocking bit – but don’t you find it tantalising, just waiting and waiting for it to dry, so you can un-pin it and see the end result?!

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