Monday, November 7, 2011

blocking wires - need some urgently

Hey guys,

do you know where do I get some blocking wires? I've blocked a shawl, pinning it out with needles, but it came out all wonky. I do not have the patience nor the time needed for careful blocking (baby is taking all my attention these days). And I hear it all works out much easier with blocking wires. I need a shop that ships to either Germany or Switzerland, KnitPicks unfortunately doesn't. Do you know of a shop that ships to Europe?

Thank you for your help!


  1. I don't find any in their online shop. Do they have some in stock?

  2. You should give Loop in London a call, but if they don't have any, you can get some at the hardware store--I think someone on Ravelry went and got her own made from wire there.

  3. Aš irgi ravelryje, jei neklystu, "Lace" grupėje, skaičiau, kad perka paprasčiausią nerūdijančio plieno vielą ūkinėse parduotuvėse ir puikiai viskas veikia. Pažiūrėk va čia,
    Arba per paiešką toj grupėj, yra kelios temos.

  4. did you try amazon?

    or Loop:

    Hope one of those is helpful...


  5. in France have them

    or is the manufacturer, maybe contact them for a list of international suppliers?

    Hope that helps

  6. hi, I've bought mine from Etsy and the lady shipped to France, so it should not be a problem. And they're really good and flexible!!

  7. Loop tai cia ta parduotuvike Camden Passage (Angel)? galiu uzsukt kada pro sali eidama? tik tu man parasyk, kas tie blocking wires yra. bo kitaip rulona vielos atsiusiu ;) x

  8. Sorry I didn't realize you replied here. Hope you were able to find some if not let me know and I'll see if my LYS has some in and I can send them to you.


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