Hi all, new here I didnt know this sub existed.
I'm UK based.
I always keep a bag of essentials and emergency equipment incase of breakdowns.
Last winter i damaged my woolen blankets i keep incase of breakdowns
Basically i need a new blanket for warmth, I'm uk based and would prefer a UK source to buy from I'm looking now in summer in the Hope's I can find some on sale
I've had this small merino wool blanket since I was about 2 years old, and it has traveled with me in the 30 years since. I love it when camping because I can wrap myself in it while in my sleeping bag and be super warm and cozy. Last year I finally retired the stuffed bunny I've had since I was five, which I slept with every night and brought on nearly every trip I've ever taken. I realized it was getting to be too worn out and I needed to keep it safe, so I put it on a shelf at my dad's and held my little blanket closer.
I've been really good about washing it in cold water only, because I wash all my stuff in cold water. I recently moved into an artist in residency situation and have been getting used to the washer/dryer set up in the space. I washed my sheets today and thought it would be a good idea to run the "sanitizing wash" and I even put my little blanket in my mesh bag so the fringe wouldn't get messed up. I didn't think about the heat and how it would affect my precious blanket, and when I pulled it out of the wash I nearly cried.
It's all crumpled looking and rough feeling and I don't know how to make it better, if I can even improve the situation. I google'd and read about using hair conditioner and detergent to loosen up the fibers, but I don't have any conditioner (I use Dr. Bronner's all in one for everything). I'm hoping it'll relax a bit on its own, and I'm going to wash it on a cold wash the next time I wash my clothes.
TL;DR: damaged my baby blanket in a sanitizing wash and am heartbroken
भेड़ों की भीड़ को भाषण देते हुए एक नेता ने वचन दिया कि
"सभी भेड़ों को एक एक वुलन ब्लेंकेट फ्री में दिया जाएगा..."
यह सुन कर सभी भेड़ आनंद से नाचने लगे.
तभी एक बच्चे ने अपनी माँ से पूछा -
"माँ, यह ब्लेंकेट के लिए इतना वूल लाएगा कहाँ से?"
यह सवाल सुन कर सभी भेड़ एकदम से शांत हो गए.
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