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Old 01-18-2012, 02:56 PM   #10
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Re: Wool 101? Convert me! ;)

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Originally Posted by jkoopmans View Post
Also, is wool more 'waterproof' than pul or is it mostly the look and comfy factors that people use it instead?
We love our wool around here, and have used recycled wool, interlock, and knit (hand knit and machine-knit like Aristocrats, Sbish). I love all of them, for different reasons. Mostly, I love that wool has been so bulletproof for us, and I love that it is breathable and cute.

Even though PUL is supposed to be "waterproof", we have had leaks, including compression leaks, with PUL - especially when babywearing. With the same diaper and wool, I got no leaks - yay! I think a big part of it is that wool gives us a much better fit than PUL and keeps the diaper snug so it makes the diaper work harder to absorb moisture.
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