Re: [CR]wool care


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From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <stevens@veloworks.com>
To: "nath" <ferness261@voyager.net>, <Roadgiant@cs.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <8c.1231897c.296cafa4@cs.com> <001701c19893$d16bc540$4c27cfa9@islandia>
Subject: Re: [CR]wool care
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2002 20:48:11 -0700
Organization: Katzen Velos / VeloWorks, (un)Inc.


Believe it or not, but Woolite is TERRIBLE for wool ...

Best thing to use is Johnson's baby shampoo ... after all, what is wool but fine hair?

Steven L. Sheffield
stevens at veloworks dot com
veloworks at worldnet dot att dot net
veloworks at mac dot com


----- Original Message -----
From: "nath"
To: ;
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]wool care



> Scott,
>
> I can't recall the consensus of the CR wool-bearers, but here's my two
> bleats worth:
>
> I wash all my wool (and all my other bike clothes) in lukewarm water with a
> bit of Ivory dishwashing detergent, after which I rinse each article several
> times. (Woolite is another choice, but I think any mild detergent would
> do.) Then I hand-squeeze it dry (not wringing it) and let it air-dry; if
> it's big enough, I usually lay it flat over the clothes rack so it won't
> stretch.
>
> I try to wash it right after I've stretched after a ride so that nothing
> gets a chance to set in for good--or bad!
>
> nath dresser
> spring green, wi (mid-40s today! should've gone for a ride, but I used the
> nice weather to work on the car instead)