Thursday, 19 July 2007

Blocking Mats

I've wanted some blocking mats for a while now and know that a few people have bought mats like these from the Early Learning Centre.

I bought these from B&Q today. They cost £15.98 for 8 mats which are 210mm x 210mm x 11mm, a total of 3 sq metres or 32 sq feet. The best thing is that I can stash them away behind the settee when I'm not using them. :0)

They will come in very handy when blocking my Mystery Stole 3. I normally use our bed, which isn't ideal when things take ages to dry, and sometimes there still isn't enough room to spread things out properly, even on a double bed.

No sock photos today unfortunately as I haven't finished the rib from yesterday. I'm up to the armholes on the back of the third sweater, the second one being posted off earlier today. I'm hoping I can get this and the fourth finished by the end of next week, then I can do some knitting for ME!


Kai said...

i have the ones from elc and they are fab!! you'll love these. they make blocking so much easier..

LittleBerry said...

thanks for posting about the B&Q mats Linda.... think I'll send DH the link as he always moans about having to lean over the single bed when helping me block ;)

Jinann said...

What a fabulous "blocking board" - I'm using a 4 ft. x 8 ft. piece of styrofoam insulation board. It doesn't store nearly as nicely as your mat blocks! Thanks for the great idea!