You can read more about out knit along here using Kate Davies' Snawpaws.
(Fiona) After you've finished them the pattern recommends blocking.
I soaked them in some Eucalan then gently squeezed out excess water in a towel.
Kate recommends using a hand blocker. I don't have a hand blocker, so I simply laid them flat. Smoothing out the fabric.
And blocking really does make a difference!
|unblocked v's blocked|
The snowflakes look smoother and the fabric has bloomed and looks and feels softer.
So, don't skip this step... blocking is not just for lace!