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Old 03-23-2006, 09:53 PM   #1
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Soft Cotton
I want to make washcloths, but the cotton I use (I think Bernat) would be to rough on a face. Just wondering if there is a softer cotton on the market? :D
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Old 03-23-2006, 09:58 PM   #2
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Cottontots is a soft cotton. Comes in great colors too.
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Old 03-23-2006, 10:03 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Jenelle
Cottontots is a soft cotton. Comes in great colors too.
I second that. Cottontots is also made by Bernat.
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Old 03-23-2006, 11:02 PM   #4
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I've been pretty happy with Lily's Sugar & Cream, though I haven't tried making a washcloth for my face or anything, just dishcloths. But I'm making a hooded baby towel from CottenTots and it is -very- soft.
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Old 03-23-2006, 11:18 PM   #5
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IMO Sugar and Cream is too harsh for the face. I made myself a face cloth, but can't use it.
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Old 03-24-2006, 12:35 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA
IMO Sugar and Cream is too harsh for the face. I made myself a face cloth, but can't use it.
I agree with Jan... I made a dishcloth/washcloth with Lily Sugar and Cream that my dog fell in love with and since it was so harsh I gave it to him. He loves to try and shred it and it's held up REMARKABLY well. LOL
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Old 03-24-2006, 08:33 AM   #7
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Blue Sky has some LOVELY (and even ORGANIC!) cotton

Also, GGH's Bali or Goa are cotton blends...mostly cotton, though, and are nice and soft.

I wonder how a mercerized cotton would work with a face cloth? :thinking: Its always SO soft, but I dont know if the "Mercer" rubs off on your face or if there are weird chemicals involved or anything....
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I vote for cotton-tots...

what pattern are you using for the face cloth--anything specific? just curious...
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The mercandized cotton has a kind of sheen to it. It's like all the cottony fibers on the outside are removed. I don't really see it as a washcloth. :thinking:
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Crystal Palace's Cotton Chenille is supposed to be VERY soft :D
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