For all these years, I have resisted blocking my work. Mostly out of laziness, I think. But not this time! I just finished designing this lovely little lacy cowl, and I decided that today was the day I was going to finally try blocking something. I followed instructions I found in the article To Block or Not to Block by Jessica Fenlon Thomas on knitty.com.
Here is the before picture:
And here it is after (I laid it out on a folded up towel sitting in a glass pan):
I’m hoping that the edges will continue to lay down once it’s dried out. And I can already see how it makes the lace stitch stand out.
Now we just wait a day or two until it dries!