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Old 03-19-2008, 05:40 PM   #2
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Well, acrylic doesn't breathe like wool or other organic materials do. This means it can get very hot which won't solve your problem with wool sweaters. Another issue, which is more important in my opinion, is that when acrylic is exposed to heat it melts and can cause burns, whereas wool is naturally flame retardant. So when you're making an item for your daughter, you may want to consider that.
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