Learn to Block Knit and Crochet Projects


Learn to Block Knit and Crochet Projects

Learn how to block knit and crochet projects! Sponsored by Knitting with Chopsticks, this free one-hour class is a fantastic introduction to an often overlooked yet polished and professional fiber technique.

From the Instructor:

Most patterns finish with: “Carefully block your project”.

Have you ever wondered what that last sentence means? Or have you been like me for years and just ignored it and enjoyed your project as soon as the last end is woven in (or even before that)?

Although a simple process, blocking is often overlooked by new crocheters and knitters. Trust me, I get it, I’ve skipped over it for years until I finally took the time to do it and see the difference for myself. It doesn’t require a lot of materials or time but can make a huge difference in how polished and professional your handmade items look.

In this course, I’m going to answer all your questions about blocking.

•What is blocking?
•Why should you block your knitting and crochet projects?
•What tools do you need for blocking?
•3 different methods for blocking as well as the pros and cons of each one so you have all the tools in hand to block your next project effortlessly.
•FAQ + your questions!

No materials are needed to participate to the class.

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Special Thanks to our sponsor, Knitting with Chopsticks!

Blocking is only one step in your entire pattern! Take it to the next level with the complete pattern reading course, Proficient in Patterns. If you’ve been wanting to follow crochet patterns, but whenever you sit down to make it happen, you’re immediately overwhelmed, this course is what you need. Proficient in Patterns in an immersive instant access training workshop session that will walk you through reading crochet patterns step by step.

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How to Read Patterns Ebooks

If you're feeling stuck because you don't know how to read crochet or knitting patterns, these comprehensive ebooks will teach you all you need to take the next step.

From materials to sizing, creating a gauge swatch, and deciphering all those little notes and abbreviations, you'll quickly feel confident in your pattern reading skills.

If you're a beginner crocheter / knitter who knows the basic stitches, these ebooks are for you!

Grab the CROCHET eBook here.

Grab the KNITTING eBook here.

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