Caring for our hand-knits is an important part of our making process, and lanolin is essential for keeping our woolens in great condition. But what is lanolin, and what makes it so important? Today, we will explore those questions, and discover why lanolin should be a part of every knitter’s wool-care routine.
As warmer weather approaches, we begin to plan for putting away our heavy woolen knits until the snow flies again next fall. Part of that planning involves considerations for keeping away that four-letter word of the knitting world, the wool moth.