Blocking is an essential but often overlooked step in knitting. Once a project is off the needles, blocking is like waving a magic wand over your knitting to bring it from good to great – yarn blooms to incredible softness, stitches smooth out to a uniform look, and lace stitches transform to a delicate beauty. Blocking wires are easily used to make the straight lines in your knitting straight. Blocking puts the finishing touch on your hand knits, which is made a much simpler and faster experience when blocking wires (blocking pins) are used. No-frills blocking wires are perfect for blocking your lace and worsted weight knitting and crochet projects.
Each set contains 30 pcs stainless steel blocking wires, also known as dressing wires or blocking pins. Each wire is 3 feet long, and has nice smooth ends that won't snag your knits. There are no flat areas near the end of the wires, either. Each wire is long and smooth, and will treat your knits with the care they deserve. Sets come packaged in an attractive, PVC storage tube. Since Blocking wires often uesed in wet blocking, stainless steel wires and pins are needed (or they will rust and stain your garment). You will need a blocking mats with flat surface large enough where your knitting can be pinned out and left to dry. First, get your knitting good and wet. This means let it soak completely submerged in water for at least 15 minutes-30 minutes is better, the blocking will go much better if the yarn’s core is thoroughly wet. Essentially, all you need to do is spread the knitting out, run wires through the straight edges, pin it down, and leave it until it is completely dry.