Blocking Techniques in Knitting webinar with Patty Lyons. Why spend all that time knitting a garment, only to stop short of making it look great! Blocking is an essential part of finishing your garment off perfectly. Blocking evens out your stitches, sets your size, and in some cases can even mask your mistakes.Patty has spent years teaching thousands of students to consider the importance of every step of knitting, such as yarn selection, gauge and blocking.In this webinar we will go over the three main methods of blocking (wet, steam and spray) and learn how to use all the tools such as blocking boards and wires. We will go over the importance of blocking your swatch and how we make choose our blocking method. We’ll also discuss blocking unusual shapes, special stitch patterns, as well as learn a bit about different fiber properties. Come on, don’t stop short of the perfect finish!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Learn how to choose your blocking method.
Learn how to wet block, steam block and spray bottle block.
Master proper use of tools such as blocking board, wires, tailors ham, seaming roll, wooly board and more.
Explore how different fibers react differently to blocking methods.
Discover how to avoid common blocking mistakes that can ruin your garment.
Learn how to block unusual shapes as well as shaped garments.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Knitters or crocheters who are new to blocking.
Experienced knitters or crocheters who have not been happy with their blocking results
Knitters or crocheters who want to learn more about fiber properties.
Knitters or crochetrs who have always used the same method to block (with not always the best results).
Knitters and crocheters who have never used blocking wires.
Knitters and crocheters who want to learn how to block unusual shapes
Knitters and crocheters who want to avoid blocking disasters.
Knitters and crocheters who want their project to come out perfect every time!