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Rain Water and Nappies.

(11 Posts)
KnickersOnMaHead Mon 25-Aug-08 15:41:26

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SixTimesDown Mon 25-Aug-08 15:51:23

Yep leave them, it does soften a bit, but don't expect them to feel tumbled. grin

Even better is frost in winter, softens them up a treat.

KnickersOnMaHead Mon 25-Aug-08 15:55:26

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WhereTheWildEelsWere Mon 25-Aug-08 16:02:39

grin In that case I don't think the rain will make them any softer.

It's really just a tip for those who don't tumble.

KnickersOnMaHead Mon 25-Aug-08 16:04:08

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kiskidee Mon 25-Aug-08 16:14:12

Rainwater is v soft water so if you live in a hard water area they will benefit from a rinse in a bucket of collected rainwater then a spin.

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RedHead81 Mon 25-Aug-08 16:17:54

I had no idea! I always re-wash my clothes and nappies if they have been rained on - maybe i should leave them next time then?

We are lucky, our water isn't hard, you learn something new every day!

KnickersOnMaHead Mon 25-Aug-08 16:49:58

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CarGirl Mon 25-Aug-08 16:51:49

don't tumble your nappies it wears them out!

KnickersOnMaHead Mon 25-Aug-08 17:05:01

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WhereTheWildEelsWere Mon 25-Aug-08 17:07:30

It does keep them softer, but does also wear them faster, unless they are hemp which you need to tumble occasionally or they start to smell 'musty'.

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