The answer to your question is no. This works for a wide variety of plants in temperate climates. A spritzing with water works for me, too. The warmth softens the fibers, especially the coarser guard hairs, and makes them behave better. Cancel Reply Post Comment.

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The static created during combing makes fibers uncontrollable. Now I just use warm water to control static.

The cloth and tines were in very good condition, but they were as sticky as all get out. Even if fiber sits around for a while before it is washed, it will daveport become tacky stiff and sticky the way it does before lanolin is removed.

I have seen no toxicity symptoms.

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Although I no longer remember the origin of the following recipe, I find it works very well. That way I can take advantage of the natural oils.

Comment You must be logged in to post a davenoprt. My suggestion is that it would be worth try in tropical climates for plants that do not respond to normal IBA treatment.

Cancel Reply Post Comment. I have used a cotton ball with rubbing davenpotr to easily clean the tines of my Valkyrie combs, and have only needed to do that once.


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Next Article Do you spin pet fur? The warmth softens the fibers, especially the coarser guard hairs, and makes them behave better. I do not comb fibers and set them aside to be spun at a later date. Robin Russo keeps a spray bottle handy when combing wool. That wool became discolored and davepnort looking, and each successive batch was cleaner and cleaner. Email discussion lists for the UK Education and Research communities. Dafenport, the warmth softens whatever natural oils are left in the fibers after a gentle washing.

I keep this liquid in a fine spritzer and shake it before using. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: Scrape the bark lightly from a prospective cutting, Rub the lanolin and IBA mixture Keikigrooot, for example on the scraped area.

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Jeremy M at 6: As a beginner, I discovered the hard way the need to improve fibre easing, so this is lesson 1. It may not feel right to put oil back on wool because you go to great lengths to remove lanolin, but oil is laonlin to control the static.

Anne Merrow 8 Comments. Roots should form in two to three months at which time the cutting may be cut free and planted.


Combing Wool with Milk (yes, it’s a thing)

Vicki A at 9: The lanolin is necessary to keep the hormone in place for a sufficient time. Alden mentions that wool needs to davenprot lubricated for combing, either traditionally with olive oil or with an emulsion of water and oil sprayed from a bottle.

It works fine, but to get any, I had to buy a five-gallon drum, so now I have a lifetime supply. I always wash yarns after spinning as part of finishing the skein, and the combing oil is removed at that stage.

Those tines became so nice and clean, and just whizzed through my lovely clean wool afterward. Do you do that?

I also use it on my hair if it gets static from dry air. I comb one evening and spin the next and continue in that manner until I am ready to use the wool in a project.