What to use to block a hat?
If you’d like to block your hat, try one of the following suggestions:
- Block your hat as you would a sweater by soaking it, rolling it in a towel to squeeze out excess water, and then pinning it out flat on a towel to dry.
- Pull your damp hat over an upturned, appropriately sized bowl to create the proper shape.
Is blocking necessary in crochet?
Blocking is not necessary but recommended for a few reasons listed below. If you are a crocheter who sells their work at fairs or on Etsy, blocking is a must. Your finish project will look professional and put together. The same reason applies if you are planning to gift the item as a present.
Can you block crochet without pins?
Lay your project out on a towel or blocking board. If it needs to be stretched drastically (like the lace cowl I showed at the beginning), you will want to pin down. However, with some projects (especially something that’s not lace) pinning isn’t necessary.
Is crochet blocking permanent?
Blocking really helps to speed up the seaming process and it gives your finished project a more professional look. Wet, spray & basic steam blocking acrylic IS NOT permanent. … Your killed acrylic piece will become really soft and have an incredible drape (perfect for shawls).