[HNW] wool cap refuses to felt
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Mon Apr 11 20:44:49 PDT 2005
> I made a knitted cap to go with my Privateer costume (we're not pirates - we
> have our Letter of Marque...). It's wool, and it should have felted when put
> into boiling water or into the hot dryer. But all it does in water is
> release quantities of dye, and all it does in the dryer is to get dry. Yes,
> I've tested it, and it's really wool. Any advice?
> CarolynKayta Barrows
What kind of yarn did you use? Because it sounds like Superwash, which
means it's been treated to not shrink or felt.
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