DIY Baby Sock Blockers

DIY Baby Sock Blockers

After releasing  'The “Perfect” Baby Sock’, I thought it’d be nice to share a tutorial on how to make a blocker small enough to fit those little baby socks you just (or are planning to) knit. Blocking baby socks may seem unnecessary but it can actually be beneficial. The benefits include stretching the leg cuff to prevent an uncomfortably tight fit, if you’ve knit lacy or intricately detailed socks it helps to flatten and stretch them which improves the stitch definition, and it gives the sock a natural foot shape which makes them much more comfortable for your little one...

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DIY Sock Blockers

DIY Sock Blockers

Hey Guys! Today I am going to be teaching you how to DIY your own sock shapers or sock blockers. Blocking or Shaping in knitting is often crucial for giving your items a finished look, a proper fit, and a decent shape. Socks, even though they typically fit whether or not they have been blocked, are no exception. Blocking your socks can add more definition to their design, allow the knit fabric itself to stretch out to its full potential for a nice smooth sock, and can give the sock a natural foot shape which allows for a better fit.

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