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xx   YARN

Use warping board to block skeins of handspun yarn.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1988 (v.9#3) pg. 104

Tip: Use two plastic hangers for lightweight blocking of skeins of fine singles.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1987 (v.11#4) pg. 10

Tip: How to block yarn in an microwave oven. Niddy noddy made from PVC pipe holds yarn under tension.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 27

The ideal yarn blocker. How to construct one from PVC pipe and connectors. Blocker accommodates multiple skeins, is adjustable and can be disassembled for storage.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 35
Added Info SPIN-OFF Winter 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 3

Tip suggests using a tea egg (ball) and pennies as a weight for blocking yarn skeins.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 47

To block or not to block yarns. How blocking affects different yarns in different ways. How to make swatches to judge the suitability of a given yarn for a given project.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 81

"Unspinning" (unplying) commercial yarn. Technique uses a blocker, a device for separating the strands and a spinning wheel. Accompanying article describes how to make a yarn blocker.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 42

An explanation of how to block yarn and three alternatives to blocking.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 23

Tip on rejuvenating leftover or thrift shop yarn.
THREADS #48 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 12