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Does anyone have any recommendations for some wool wash? I know I have heard something about WOW - that it felts wool? I'd like something safe for my wool, and something with a lot of lanolin would be good, although not absolutely essential since I can always add lanolin. I have Eucalan and it's fine, but I'd love to try something different.

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Or you could go to the/a Whole Foods Mkt type place and get a bottle of lanolin (in skin products area at my store). Mix that up w/ hot water and maybe add a couple drops of baby shampoo (helps it disperse and not clump up) and add to soaking water/bath that you were washing the wool in. (I don't think I explained it very well, but its a nice, inexpensive way of going about it
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Originally Posted by mama.Virg
Or you could go to the/a Whole Foods Mkt type place and get a bottle of lanolin (in skin products area at my store). Mix that up w/ hot water and maybe add a couple drops of baby shampoo (helps it disperse and not clump up) and add to soaking water/bath that you were washing the wool in. (I don't think I explained it very well, but its a nice, inexpensive way of going about it
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Oh really? Whole foods sells Lanolin? I never thought of that! I think I will head there tomorrow! Liquid lanolin?

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Is it the WOW bar that felts wool, or the WOW liquid?
: 'Cuz I just bought 3-4oz bottles of the stuff!
 

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Is it the WOW bar that felts wool, or the WOW liquid?
: 'Cuz I just bought 3-4oz bottles of the stuff!

I *think* its the bar but I am not sure.

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Neither do it. However if you wash anything with much agitation it will felt it no matter what you use to wash it. Just an FYI. I use it for all my wool yarn and finished soakers and also wool clothing. Never had a problem and it has been made for 3 years now. I just lather my hands and gently wash my wool concentrating the soap more on problem areas. Some prefer the liquid though I don't.
 

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Originally Posted by pdxcdingmomma
Ooh, that stuff looks nice. But how far does one bar get ya?
I've been using the same bar for probably 2 mo now and it's about half gone. A little goes a long way ime
 
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