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I just got my first wool cover (Stacinator) from a trade and would like to wash and lanolize it since I'm not sure when the prior owner last did so. Is there anything I can use other than Eucalan? I'd prefer to just get something at a local store as opposed to ordering online, paying for shipping and waiting a week for it to get here.<br><br>
I did read somewhere that I can use Lansinoh for lanolizing, but don't know the details. Do I just melt it in hot water, then cool the water before soaking? And how long do I soak it for?<br><br>
Thanks for any suggestions.
 

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You can wash it with some baby shampoo then to lanolize melt lanolin in the microwave with some water and a squirt of baby shampoo and let it soak in the lanolin for an hour or so. HTH
 

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Here's a link with a little more detail. <a href="http://www.fernandfaerie.com/woolwash.html" target="_blank">http://www.fernandfaerie.com/woolwash.html</a> If you decide to order online I love Doodlebottoms wool wash.<br><br>
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Thanks for the suggestions. I have regular Woolite for other delicates. Would this be another option for me to use or not?
 

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Hi Kim,<br><br>
FYI, you can sometimes find Eucalan at places like Joanne Fabrics or other crafty type stores where they sell knitting stuff. I saw it yesterday at a local fabric store here.<br><br>
HTH, Rhonda
 

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I read somewhere that Woolite is not good to use - I think it might strip the lanolin out ?
 

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Yeah definetly do not use woolite. The old old formula they used was ok but their new formula isn't<br><br>
I like Kookaburra wool wash personally for washing and liquid lanolin for lanolizing.
 

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I like Kookaburra too. But that is only online or a lys, probably. You might want to call them or check out their web site <a href="http://www.kookaburraco.com" target="_blank">www.kookaburraco.com</a> to see if they can tell you somewhere locally.<br>
I don't like the ones with the solid lanolin, it gets stuck in the spout, then I have to squeeze to get it out and get a whle bunch more of soap too which I didn't need. But Doodlebottoms sure does smell good (tea tree scent)
 
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