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Sheepskin for buggy - where to buy?

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Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:26:36

I could have sworn they were everywhere when DD1 was a baby but now I just can't find any.

Are they no longer the thing to use or is just cos I'm stupid

Janh Fri 06-May-05 21:28:04

I've seen them online, Nimme. I'll have a look for you!

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:30:02

Thanks I've been searching forever - even looked at e-bay!

cupcakes Fri 06-May-05 21:30:06

there's one at Urchin (scroll down) but at £42.95 it seems a bit expensive. We got ours from John Lewis and I'm sure it was cheaper than that. It was really worth it though - we love ours and it washes really well!

Janh Fri 06-May-05 21:31:25

one here - £34. Will look for more.

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:31:33

cupcakes - many thanks. Looks like I have been stupid - should have looked for lambskin

cupcakes Fri 06-May-05 21:31:50

here's the John Lewis one. £35.

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:32:54

JanH, definitely been stupid.

This is why I love Mumsnet - the questions I have asked and always an answer

cupcakes Fri 06-May-05 21:34:01

Not stupid - we call ours a sheepskin too.

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:35:26

cupcakes - how do you wash (managed to ruin last one in washing machine )

Janh Fri 06-May-05 21:35:39

£20 for a "pram liner" (scroll to bottom) but looks like no cutouts for straps.

Janh Fri 06-May-05 21:36:24

cool wool wash in machine, add glycerin in final rinse (keeps skin soft) and line dry on warm windy day. No heat!

Janh Fri 06-May-05 21:37:22

That wasn't stupid Nimme, I looked for sheepskin first too (used to call ours "sheepy" )

cupcakes Fri 06-May-05 21:39:19

We put ours in the washing machine! We also have one that used to go in her cot and I slightly ruined that by hanging it over the towel rail by the radiator - it dried out the back and is now rather stiff. Our seat liner goes through the machine at a low temp then either out on the line or in the tumble drier (as recommended on the packaging!)
See that the Urchin one includes a bottle of lambskin shampoo - maybe they recommend handwashing.

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:39:31

No no - too much choice now

cupcakes Fri 06-May-05 21:40:28

Nimme Fri 06-May-05 21:41:07

Thank you guys - will buy when spent hours agonising over which is best

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