Gallery: 10 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New


No need to invest in a battery-powered sweater shaver. For less than $3—and a little elbow grease—a basic sweater comb is all you need to strip pills, fluff, and lint from your knitwear with aplomb.

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2 Responses to “10 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Woolen Sweaters Looking Like New”

  1. SuS says:

    It really surprises me to see Ecouterre advocate wool, considering how horrifically cruel the industry is to sheep. A google image search for “mulesing” should cure anyone of wanting to wear wool.

  2. Zyxomma says:

    The moth patches idea was mine first — in the 1980s, moths got my favorite grey wool sweater dress, and I embroidered moths on the holes.

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