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All this talk about wool knit pants has me thinking. Would a wool jersey pant work as a cover too? Would you have to felt them too or could you leave it unfelted and just lanolize them? I know elbee baby makes a wool pant, has anyone tried this? I may just have to get some wool jersey and try it.
 

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I'm actually working on this right now with the wool jersey. I think I'm going to try it as a 1 layer, with maybe a snap-in type of cover that removes so you can lanolize it separately. This way there'll be at least 2 layers in the soaker part. I'll let you know how it works out!
 

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I've also been planning on making some. Really lanolizing the entire pants will only help make it nice and soft. I'm thinking unless the wool jersey is really felted, 2 layers will be necessary. I need to start working on some pronto.<br><br>
They would make nice winter pants - and if they're thick enough would make nice outdoor sledding pants too!
 

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I'm working on this as well. I have some woven merino wool I plan on making pants out of and think it's thick enough for a 1 layer cover/pant w/o worry of leaking. I also have some wool knit that I've made 2 layer cover out of that KICKS BOOTY <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> but I've felted it. I got 2 more yards of that knit in a different color to make "sweats" out of and plan on adding an extra layer in the "wet zone". It is very doable and the fabric is so soft and even softer after lanolizing <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 
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