An Easy Way to Block A Knitted Hat

I’ve always wondered how to block a hat. You knit this gorgeous creation and want it to be finished “just so” and yet, how do you block a rounded object?

Well, for starters, just in case you’re wondering, “blocking” is the process of wetting your knitted or crocheted object and then placing it into position to dry. It’s really an excellent technique for animal fibers or plant fibers, but doesn’t work on acrylics or other synthetics.

Some options including laying your hat flat on the ground or for a beret-style hat, stretching it around a dinner plate.

But! I came up […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:30+00:00 January 13th, 2012|Crochet, Finished Objects, Finishing Techniques, Knitting|6 Comments