Is it normal for crochet to curl?
The most common reasons crochet edges curl is because tension is too tight (gauge is off), the foundation chain stitches are too tight, there are not enough stitches crocheted in the round, and increases or decreases are inconsistently crocheted in the round.
Is blocking necessary in crochet?
Blocking is not necessary but recommended for a few reasons listed below. If you are a crocheter who sells their work at fairs or on Etsy, blocking is a must. Your finish project will look professional and put together.
Why is my crochet blanket wavy?
Either it is too loose, so that whatever stitch you put into it pulls it out of shape, or it is too tight and pulls the other way. Or the chain itself can twist so you inadvertently put a curl into the project.
How do you keep yarn from curling?
The most well known method to prevent curling is by blocking. How do you do that? When you’re finished knitting your project and you’ve bound off your stitches, put your garment into tepid water with a bit of pH neutral soap. Let the wool soak for about 30 minutes, but don’t rub!