Make felted wool dryer balls

Edited by E W, Anonymous, Christine dela Cruz, Eng and 1 other

Using wool dryer balls has multiple benefits – they lift and separate your laundry to help it dry faster, absorb access moisture, help prevent wrinkles and best of all – reduce dryer time. It is easy to make your own wool felted dryer balls.

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Required material:

  • 100% wool yarn
  • One Pair of nylon stockings
  • String

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Instructions

  1. 1
    Only 100% wool will do.
    Make sure it is not an acrylic/blend.
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  2. 2
    To start, wrap the wool around your fingers.
    Continue until you have a ball of yarn the size of a tennis ball. Repeat.
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  3. 3
    Once you have made a few, put them in nylon stockings.
    Separate each ball by a knotted string.
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  4. 4
    Throw the nylons full of yarn balls in with the laundry.
    For best results, wash on the warmest setting.
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  5. 5
    Keeping the wool balls in the nylons, put them in the dryer with the same load of laundry.
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  6. 6
    Once dry, you can cut the, nylons and remove the wool balls.
    They are now ready to be used in your dryer on a regular basis.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • You can add some essential oil if you'd like to add a light scent to your laundry.
  • If you have problems with any of these steps, ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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Recent edits by: Eng, Christine dela Cruz, Anonymous

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