Wool Dryer Balls

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Now why in the world would we wind up wool yarn in a ball, stuck it in an old pantyhose kneehigh, then stick it in the washing machine and wash it in HOT water?

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Well, we want to felt it so we can use it in the clothes dryer. Makes sense, right?

Of course! We want to have a chemical free dryer companion that shortens drying time as well as reduce static! Wool dryer balls will also reduce wrinkles and help with softening clothes.

After washing these bad boys a few times with regular loads they will felt. Then, just pop them in the dryer (at least three tennis ball size) with your laundry and if you would like a nice scent, add a few drops of pure essential oils. dry as usual but you may want yo test drying time as the dryer balls help reduce drying time.

I would suggest using natural color wool to make sure there us no dye bleed.

The dryer balls I am making today of course are not finished to post a picture (will update post when they are done) but here is a nice picture of some completed and ready for action dryer balls. These were made with store bought 100% feltable wool yarn.

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