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Old 09-29-2009, 07:53 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by sandy57th View Post
It should be left for 2 more full days and nights. One common mistake with blocking is to remove it when it feels dry-- wool is very wicky, so it feels dry before it truly is so.
Out here in the desert, I can wash and block socks, hang them, (out of the sun) and they will be bone dry in a couple hours. Same with a baby sweater on a towel. An hour on each side and it's pretty much "done". It's surprising how quickly things dry when the humidity is about 7%.
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