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Blocking hoodie | Ruby baby sweater pattern by Holli Yeoh

I got a little carried away with finishing the hoodie and I didn’t block the hood before working the top seam. It’s easier to block when it can lie flat, but I improvised. I recently acquired this nifty little ironing board and I pinned the opening of the hood onto the board. I gave it a generous spritz and let it dry. Seems to have done the trick. The applied i-cord goes on so much more easily when the edge is blocked flat.

Blocking hoodie | Ruby baby sweater pattern by Holli Yeoh

I have another tutorial about attaching the i-cord almost ready to post. Stay tuned!

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