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#1 of 5 Old 12-16-2007, 10:03 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Can someone tell me the difference between regular wool, jersey and flannel? TIA
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Not sure about flannel, but jersey is a lot trimmer, and kind of like a t-shirt. Regular wool, is, well, regular wool.

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Well there is hand knit wool which is thicker and made from yarn. Then there is interlock, jersey and flannel wool. Jersey is usually thinner and they recommend using two layers when sewing. Interlock is thicker than jersey but they are the same type of wool similar to cotton knit. I don't know about flannel. I imagine that is a texture thing kind of like how there can be cotton fleece and polyester fleece.
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Well there is hand knit wool which is thicker and made from yarn. Then there is interlock, jersey and flannel wool. Jersey is usually thinner and they recommend using two layers when sewing. Interlock is thicker than jersey but they are the same type of wool similar to cotton knit. I don't know about flannel. I imagine that is a texture thing kind of like how there can be cotton fleece and polyester fleece.
So is the interlock wool, machine made I assume? How often is Cotton fleece used? I hadn't thought about that....
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So is the interlock wool, machine made I assume? How often is Cotton fleece used? I hadn't thought about that....
I wouldn't think cotton fleece is used at all in diapers. As far as I know wool interlock is machine made. I have looked into buying it and it is very expensive.
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