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Using towels?

Post by charliemari » Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:58 pm

Would it be ok to use old, but thick towels as the absorbent layers in an AIO?

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Post by 0ebuny » Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:10 pm

yea ive used lots of old towels when im making them for my own kids.
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Post by ob1 » Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:24 pm

Yes, I've used them too, usually threadbare ones, but they have still worked fine.
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Re: Using towels?

Post by mama anne » Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:14 pm

Yup, I've done it.
The nappies turned out a bit thicker than normal, Drying time was a big higher than if I'd used, say, hemp? But they were nice and absorbent.
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Re: Using towels?

Post by Pommiegotlost » Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:33 pm

So those big packs of towels in the car section at the warehouse would be a good choice?
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Re: Using towels?

Post by ob1 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:10 am

I don't see that you could go to far wrong, I mean towels are meant to be absorbent. I just recently got some hemp, and it is expensive, and the microfibre is too...
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Re: Using towels?

Post by hannah » Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:19 am

They'll work but will be bulky to get the same absorbency as say bamboo or hemp fleece.
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Re: Using towels?

Post by charliemari » Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:55 am

Sweet, might try to make some then, until I can afford some proper stuff:)
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