HNW - washing

Mary Hysong ladymari at
Mon May 8 15:40:29 PDT 2000

BIackwork at wrote:
> What I recommend instead
> (for needlework *and* clothing) are three different products:
> 1.  "Magic Crystal" soap powder.  It's sold in the lingerie department of
> various better department stores (Macy's and Nordstrom, for example).
> 2.  Johnson's Baby Shampoo.  It's exceptionally mild, and it rinses
> completely clean.
> 3.  Ivory liquid dish soap for the same reasons as #2.

I'll add Dawn dish soap, which I've used on every natural fiber there
is, before and after dyeing and is what I use even on commercial wool
and silk cloth.  I've never had a problem with it doing anything to the
fiber or dye.

Mairi, atenveldt
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