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Living4Him 04-27-2013 08:40 AM

Upcycle longies advice please
Could I use this blend successfully for upcycled longies? with an extra soaker layer?

80 percent rayon 20 percent nylon

7lilpiggies 04-27-2013 07:19 PM

Re: Upcycle longies advice please
any upcycle material has to be at least 80% wool, like lambs wool, merino, ,
poly, rayon, nylon will all wick I've only seen wool and fleece be used for upcycling
the thrift stores and goodwill, are your best friends especially this time of year when everyone is spring cleaning lol try to get wool that's soft and not rough feeling and medium weight if you get some like merino {looove merino} it's thinner but can be felted and you can always add a soaker thru the wet zone

wireni 04-27-2013 11:51 PM

Re: Upcycle longies advice please
Rayon is cellulose-based, so it is absorbent, not repellent.
You could use it in fitteds.

Living4Him 04-28-2013 06:25 PM

Re: Upcycle longies advice please
eeek! don't want absorbency!

thank you for the advice. I will stick to looking for merino. this is the 3rd time in the last couple days I've heard that recommended. thank you:thumbsup:

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