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So I'm just barely getting the swing of this wool thing. But I gotta ask (and tell the truth) how often do you wash your wool covers/soakers? I know you're supposed to wash them when they get soiled (poop) but you can just let it air dry otherwise. I'm having a hard time with that. I'm so used to washing my covers (bummis and such) at the end of the day. I kinda feel like it's dirty to keep reusing my wool covers day after day. He only poops once in the morning (before the wool cover goes on) so they don't get soiled. But at the same time, i don't want to have to keep relanolizing my covers.

What is your wool routine??

-Melissa
 

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....mmmm...once a month


i know, i know - i was more diligent about it but wool doesnt stink, well, it can and when it does, i wash it!

actually, i recently added a montlhy reminder to outlook to "wash wool" and did it today!
 

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I used to never wash my wool but ever since I got all these great smelling wool washes I find I am washing wool all the time.I love to pick which WOW bar or Doodlebottoms wool wash I will use.I am a dork , I know
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Well we only have one cover that we use at night - and not every night at that, often we use our Windpro cover then too. So maybe once a month. Recently I noticed it had a faint smell so I washed and lanolised it about a week ago. Since then she's pooped on it every day, LOL.

I was starting to develop wool lust but that's cured me.
 

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Hmmm...every 3 weeks or when they start to smell funky. My dd never gets poop on hers, she had big-girl poops that don't leak out....so I just tend to forget till I sniff one day and decide they could use it.

Same with lanolizing...I use my covers till they are not performing optimally, and then lanolize them.
 

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Once every two weeks or so is all I wash mine. I washed all of mine today and relanolized them. I am leaving town and wanted to have them all clean and ready to go.
 

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Well if you asked me ten years ago what I thought I'd be doing with my Friday night, Id never answer that I'd be washing wool diaper covers, but I do almost every friday night and let them hand dry until morning the set them outside.

I am a dork. Anyhow once a week, on Fridays.
 

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Originally Posted by summiebee
Well if you asked me ten years ago what I thought I'd be doing with my Friday night, Id never answer that I'd be washing wool diaper covers, but I do almost every friday night and let them hand dry until morning the set them outside.

I am a dork. Anyhow once a week, on Fridays.
You party animal you
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2-3 weeks or when they need lanolizing or when soiled. Sometimes it just depends on how many times I've used them.
I have 2 baabaabottoms and one of them(new wool) has only been washed once in 2 months. I've used it every other day and it still was going strong!
I just thought it could use a wash. :LOL Some of my other soakers have gotten pilly so I was afraid to wash my baabaabottoms too much.
 

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yep, if it gets poop on it, smells dirty, or starts sweating (then i lanolize, but i very rarely have to do that). any how - not very often. infact, i don't wash my PUL very often either (but i don't use that nearly as much as my wool)
 
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