Wool

Bectoria on September 13th, 2013

Tweet Pin It . I have always been a fan of a pull on cover – especially a nice wool pull on.  GroVia’s Kiwi Pie’s pull on wool cover may look like the rest at first glance, but it has a few things that set it apart from the crowd. It’s made in the USA […]

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Bectoria on March 28th, 2013

Tweet Pin It . Wool wash bars are a necessity for all wool owners, in my opinion.  Yes, you can clean your wool without one, but they make the job so much easier.  I’ve tried quite a few wool wash bars and I’ve had mixed results with their ability to get woolies clean.  I set […]

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Kalynn on February 14th, 2013

Tweet Pin It . Wool dryer balls are a very eco-friendly alternative to dryer sheets. You can use as few as 2 or up to 8 to help reduce static and reduce drying time. Did you know that many of the commercially made dryer sheets for sale in your local grocery store are filled with […]

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gotlucy on March 9th, 2012

Tweet Pin It . What could be cuter than this? . Delving into the world of cloth diapering for the first time is intimidating… there are prefolds and snappis, pockets, all-in-ones or twos, and of course, all the cute fitteds. Sometimes those PUL covers just don’t work for some little ones. Red marks on legs, […]

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busymama on July 15th, 2007

Tweet Pin It   How do you know if your cover needs lanolizing?   When you wash it, press it into the water. Look for the following signs: If wool sits on top of the water and has little pools of water gathering on top – it does not need lanolizing. If wool sits on […]

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Diaper Pin on September 15th, 2006

Tweet Pin It   Wool is a fabric made of fleece of sheep or lamb. It’s water repelling properties and breathability are what make it popular for use as a diaper cover. Many choose wool because it is natural. Take special care when washing and drying your wool products or they will dry out and […]

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mariajasnoch on August 15th, 2001

Tweet Pin It How to care for the cover I recommend washing the cover by hand after several weeks of wearing unless it gets soiled. Wool will not develop a smell, because of its resistance to odor and rash causing bacteria so the cover doesn’t need to be washed every time it gets wet. You […]

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Marc Pehkonen on June 11th, 2000

Tweet Pin It   Wool keeps sheep dry. Why? Wool’s structure produces an elegant combination of water repellence, breathability and moisture absorbency.   100% Wool 25x Magnification (left side) | 250x Magnification (right side). Copyright © 2000 Marc Pehkonen of fuzbaby. Used by permission At a microscopic level wool consists of a series of overlapping […]

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Marc Pehkonen on April 11th, 2000

Tweet Pin It For centuries, naturally occurring absorbent materials were used for diapering infants. These were probably picked from local fibers, easily available, and could have included materials as diverse as moss and linen. Then, in the 20th century, the amazingly rapid development of artificial materials heralded an almost total switch in the West from […]

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