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#1 of 5 Old 07-09-2010, 11:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have some merino wool jersey but am looking for something thicker for baby blankets, puddle pads, and such for the new baby on the way. Anyone know an affordable source?

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You can find wool interlock, which gets quite thick when fulled in the washer, here: www.naturesfabrics.com This would be good for blankets and anything coming in direct contact w/ the baby.

or maybe the 100% wool melton from fabric.com for the puddle pads.

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Thanks! I've used interlock before but it's becoming impossible to find it inexpensively! $25 a yard plus shipping. Yikes! It was much cheaper last time I bought it. Anyone know any less expensive sources?

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for smaller stuff you could felt sweaters- my goodwill usually has huge men's merino wool ones for cheap and even felted- the fronts and backs are pretty big.

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I've searched here high and low and only ever found one cashmere sweater.

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