Behold! Blocking and what it does for that ratty piece of string that's been crammed into the knitting bag. This is the bottom edge of a glamourous Lacy Capelet that I am test knitting. The yarn is delicious Lisa Souza Petal in the Ginger Peach colourway.
Although, in the right light it looked more like Buttered popcorn...hungry...hungry...
Blocking demonstrates how sometimes stretching can really bring out the inner beauty.
This could be true for people too. After the flames and crisis die down we sometimes become better than we were.