[HNW] wool cap refuses to felt
joanmj at surewest.net
Mon Apr 11 21:31:04 PDT 2005
From your description, it sounds like wool that has been treated not to
felt. Does the label say "superwash"? If so, it won't felt.
At 08:13 PM 4/11/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>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
>dollmaker, fibre artist, textillian
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