Crafts from the Cwtch: An introduction to one method of Blocking. But I believe in blocking, even for lacy crochet and textured stitches. Blocking helps ease stitches into a more orderly and even pattern.
Another helpful chart on blocking. And a great explanation of when to use wet blocking vs steam blocking
How to Always Crochet Straight Edges in Rows - Photo and Video Tutorial
Best Crochet Trick Ever! How to always Crochet Straight Edges in Rows Every Time - Photo and Video Tutorial - Nicki's Homemade Crafts #crochet #straight #edges #rows #video #tutorial #always #best #perfect #basic #beginner #learn
Pinner wrote: the better bind off (Elizabeth Zimmerman). Pinner wrote, "love, love, love this bind off. I use it for the bottoms of sweaters when I knit from the top down and anywhere else you need a nice stretchy edge.