How to Make Wool Dryer Balls From an Old Sweater


diy wool dryer balls

Oh no! You reached for your favorite wool sweater and realized with heartache that the moths have gotten to it, and now there are holes. Maybe your treasured alpaca wool sweater has been unraveling, and you’ve been wondering what to do with it. Even worse, maybe you didn’t realize that your wool sweater wasn’t machine washable, and it shrunk. What do you do now? No worries — we’re here to help. Instead of throwing it away or donating it to the thrift store, try using the wool to make mittens, quilts, home decor or even wool dryer balls.

diy wool dryer balls

Wool dryer balls are a wonderful way to make use of the natural fibers of wool from old sweaters. Replacing disposable dryer sheets with reusable felted wool dryer balls can help reduce waste and save money. Plus, dryer sheets have been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been said that they are bad for your dryer and contain chemicals that can wreak havoc on sensitive skin or even cause other health issues. Yikes! We’re here to help make your laundry room a healthier place, show you how to make wool dryer balls from an old wool sweater, describe the felting process and explain how dryer balls work.

Click here fo the full tutorial on how to make wool dryer balls.

diy wool dryer balls
diy wool dryer balls
diy wool dryer balls
diy wool dryer balls
diy wool dryer balls

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Happy refashioning!

Beth

About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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2 Responses to How to Make Wool Dryer Balls From an Old Sweater

  1. Mary says:

    Thanks for sharing this clever idea for old wool sweaters!

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