Jan 24 2018How To Use Your Homemade Dryer Balls Toss 1-4 dryer balls in your dryer with your laundry and dry as usual If you want you can even add a couple of drops of essential oil to the balls before you throw them in the dryer for added scent (I add a couple of drops of lavender oil and it makes my clothes smell so nice!) Wool dryer balls are exactly what the name implies — balls of wool that are used in the dryer to help dry clothes faster and soften them at the same time The Benefits of Using Wool Dryer Balls I mentioned in the intro that wool dryer balls can help you save money be eco-friendly and avoid toxic chemicals

How to Make Wool Dryer Balls and Save Money on Your Laundry

Jun 27 2011Heavy loads like work clothes and diapers benefit the most from the use of wool dryer balls Wool absorbs 30% of its weight in water without feeling wet So the more dryer balls you use in your wash load the less time it takes to dry your clothes They are magic money savers 4 Wool dryer balls remove odors from your clothing

Don't Use Yarn for the Core One other note: In the tutorial for the Wool Roving Dryer Balls I mentioned using old wool yarn balls as the core of a few new roving balls Interestingly enough as you can see in the picture at the top of this post these balls are not holding up well at all!

1 oz of wool roving makes one ball and you need about 4-8 balls to make a difference A sock or pantyhose String or yarn if you use a sock Your fingers 5 to 10 drops of an essential oil of choice for each ball (I like Lavender the best ) (where to buy high quality essential oils) Step #1: First take the wool and form it into a small clump

How To Use Essential Oils With Wool Dryer Balls It is easy to use essential oils with wool dryer balls There are 2 methods we have used for adding essential oils and you can decide what works best for you: Method 1: Add 2-3 drops of essential oils directly onto each dryer ball let dry Once dry add them to your dryer load

Oct 19 2018Dry your clothes with 4-6 unscented wool dryer balls Use the 4-6 unscented dryer balls to help dry your clothes faster prevent static and soften the fabrics We are not adding the essential oils yet for safety reasons Throw your two wool dryer balls with essential oils in to the dryer for the last 10 minutes!

Wool Dryer Balls

Wool dryer balls are good for you and the environment They reduce static cling dry clothes faster and will give your threads a natural scent with a few drops of essential oil We like lavender lemon and bergamot To use place three or four wool dryer balls into the dryer with your laundry Safety tip: Essential oils although safely used

Free from harmful chemicals and fragrances that can damage your laundry and your skin our wool dryer balls provide a gentle and natural alternative to Silk Snow is a premium memory foam mattress company The mattress ships in a box directly to your home with a 100 night risk free trial

Mar 29 2020For best results use 3-4 DIY dryer balls for small and medium loads 5-6 balls for larger loads You can use them as-is or add 3-4 drops of essential oils to each ball with each load of laundry When learning how to make wool dryer balls it's

May 19 2013It is the physical action of the balls tumbling in your dryer that does all of the work You can use dryer balls to soften clothes reduce wrinkles remove lint and cut drying times They are meant to be used as a replacement for dryer sheets and liquid softeners and will do the same job without coating your laundry in chemicals

Jul 02 20157 Refreshing your Norwex Wool Dryer Balls To refresh your Fluff Tumble wool dryer balls' "static reduction" quality place each dryer ball in a thin sock or the end of a pair of pantyhose (with the foot part cut off) Tie the open end of the sock or pantyhose and stick it in a hot wash cycle

May 05 2015I get a lot of emails asking about how to scent Smart Sheep wool dryer balls with essential oils and what kind of oils to use I recommend several brands including NOW foods (found on amazon) Doterra and Young Living The scents I recommend trying out first are lavender lemon tea tree and orange The easiest way to scent your dryer balls is to simply dab a few drops on 2-3 of the balls

You should have sightly damp felted wool dryer balls Extract those little pretties by using scissors to cut an escape hole for each ball Sometimes the wool will felt to the stocking- just keep peeling back that hosiery Once they have all escaped you can throw them in the dryer One hot cycle in the dryer should be enough

Jan 14 2016How to refresh your Woolzies Dryer Balls Place each ball in the bottom of a clean sock and run through a wash and rinse cycle on hot water with detergent Then dry on highest heat setting very very very thoroughly Additionally rolling up a piece of regular kitchen aluminum foil into a ball the size of one of the Woolzies and leaving it in the

FAQs

Wool dryer balls are also quieter and are more gentle on fabrics than plastic dryer balls with nubs Q: Where are Friendsheep Eco Dryer Balls made? A: Friendsheep Eco Dryer Balls are hand made for fair wages in Nepal and are not mass produced in China like most of the other wool dryer balls

With the mantra reduce reuse recycle on everyone's mind reusing an old sweater by recycling it into wool dryer balls will reduce the need to purchase dryer sheets With old sweaters lying around there is no need to purchase new wool for this project Use an adult-sized large sweater to make at least three wool dryer balls from one sweater

Apr 26 20195 Toss felted dryer balls into the dryer and leave them in the dryer forever That's it! What wool to use for dryer balls? To make dryer balls you want to use wool like this You do not want to use a superwash (aka washable wool) because it resists felting a necessary component in the process Why dryer balls? Your clothes dry faster

Jan 16 2020How to Use Wool Dryer Balls Upon opening your box of wool dryer balls you may be tempted to start bouncing or juggling them But don't fret the process of using these dryer balls is surprisingly easy Simply open up your dryer put in your wet clothes throw three or four extra-large dryer balls into your laundry and turn on your dryer

Free from harmful chemicals and fragrances that can damage your laundry and your skin our wool dryer balls provide a gentle and natural alternative to Silk Snow is a premium memory foam mattress company The mattress ships in a box directly to your home with a 100 night risk free trial

Jan 08 2019There are both wool and plastic dryer balls (I have only used wool ones because I like to put essential oils on mine and I am a bit of a tree hugger but I hear the plastic ones accomplish the same thing!) How many drops of essential oils should you use on your dryer balls?