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Old 04-19-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
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how to wash wool

I would like to wash the two wool soakers taht I bought. If you all could give me a heads up as to what that would entail that would be great.
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Old 04-23-2006, 12:05 PM   #2
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me too me too! I just got 2 wool soakers (stacinators) from Ebay, but don't know how to wash them LOL I just knew they were good covers. THX
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I use a wool wash bar....Copied this from Sudz n Dudz website

Organic Wool Wash Bar:

To wash your wool, run tepid water over the bar into your sink, washing machine, or wash-bucket. If you like bubbles (not necessary, but FUN!), rub the bar between your hands to create a lather. The water will appear milky and will have a film on the topÖthatís the lanolin. Soak, swirl, or swish your wool cover or soaker in the water and let it rest as long as you like. You may rub the bar GENTLY on any stains before washing. You may rinse the cover but it is not necessary. Rinsing in cooler water (but not cold) is best so you do not wash away the lanolin.

Store in a cool, dry place. (NOT in a Ziploc on top of your dryer!) I recommend using some sort of dish or rack that will allow air to circulate around the bar. When you use a bar of soap that is allowed to completely dry between uses, you prolong the life of the soap and eliminate waste. Do not leave the bar in the wash water to soak with the wool or allow it to be agitated in the washer.
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I think you can also just fill your sink w/luke warm water and add some baby shampoo. For lanolizing you can simply use a pea size of Lanolin (like Lanisoh) dissolve it in 1/2 c of hot boiling water (you can mix it in an empty baby jar), add it to the water, swish a little around and add your soaker(s).

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Re: how to wash wool

I just wanted to add....I love washing wool. So fun to use all those great smelling yummies!
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I think you can also just fill your sink w/luke warm water and add some baby shampoo. For lanolizing you can simply use a pea size of Lanolin (like Lanisoh) dissolve it in 1/2 c of hot boiling water (you can mix it in an empty baby jar), add it to the water, swish a little around and add your soaker(s).

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A pea size huh? Uh-oh, I think I way over lanolized my 2 pull on covers
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A pea size huh? Uh-oh, I think I way over lanolized my 2 pull on covers
lol at first I read that you over lanolized 2 PUL covers....I was going to say, uhhh, yeah

But I am guilty of using more than a pea size too - I get downright lanolin happy myself
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