Odd Scraps For the Economical

America Frugal Housewife

Woollens should be washed in very hot suds, and not rinsed. Lukewarm water shrinks them.

…presented to you from The American Frugal Housewife – Dedicated to those who are not ashamed of economy, by Mrs. Child…

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One Response to Odd Scraps For the Economical

  1. Audry says:

    is that so? and here I always thought hot water shrunk wool. silly me. probably a good thing the few wool items I own are dry-clean only…

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