From the Berroco blog, here is an article for many of us … how to block acrylic blends. I typically knit a TON of baby blankets and use primarily acrylic blends, so this was an excellent read for me!

If you’ve read any of our previous posts on the topic (Q&A with Norah and Cirilia, and Cirilia’s wet-blocking tutorial), you know that how you block a project depends on a number of factors. The shape and size of your project are both important, as well as your own opinion on how you’d like the finished item to look. Another piece of the puzzle is deciding what’s appropriate for the fiber content of your yarn. Many of Berroco’s most popular yarns are acrylic blends (take Comfort, Vintage, or Weekend for example), and while they are certainly durable and easy to care for, they have a nemesis: excessive heat.


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