View Full Version : Removing pills

04-06-2008, 10:18 PM
What's your preferred method for removing pills? I've seen some contraptions out there for de-fuzzing sweaters, and it's also occurred to me that an electric razor could be used. What works best, in your experience? Different methods for different fibers? Thanks!

04-06-2008, 10:24 PM
1. Pick 'em off manually and gently. Eventually the short fibers that cause the pilling decrease and the pilling slows down or stops. (Eventually can be a long time.)

2. Avoid super-soft, loosely spun yarn.

04-06-2008, 11:54 PM
I used to use one of those de-piling gadgets that shaved them off. I put a hole in a sweater with it, so went back to a simple cheap razor.