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How to Block Acrylic Yarn for Crochet

Blocking is an important step in crochet that many beginners overlook. However, taking the time to block your finished project can make a huge difference in the final result. In this post, I’ll go over why blocking acrylic yarn is important and how to how to block acrylic yarn for crochet.

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Why block acrylic yarn?

Acrylic yarn is a popular choice for crochet projects due to its affordability, durability, and availability in a wide range of colors. However, acrylic yarn has a tendency to curl or become distorted when washed or worn, especially if the stitches are tight or if the project is complex. Blocking acrylic yarn can help to “set” the stitches and improve the drape and shape of the finished project.

In this video I show you my favorite ways to block my crochet acrylic projects.

How to Block Acrylic Yarn for Crochet

Yarn: Uptown Worsted

Wool Wash


In conclusion, blocking acrylic yarn is an important step in crochet that can help to improve the overall look and feel of your finished project. By following these tips and techniques, you can achieve a more polished and professional result with your crochet projects.

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