Re: [h-cost] Non destructive testing for wool/synthetic

2016-08-19 Thread Rebecca Tonkin
If you know somebody who is allergic to wool - and they are willing - they could hold it and see if it triggers a reaction. Otherwise, microscope. You can buy pretty good microscopes these days, including some that plug into a computer via USB so you can capture images. Wool is scaly like hair,

Re: [h-cost] Non destructive testing for wool/synthetic

2016-08-19 Thread Chris Laning
If the reason you need to know is to figure out how to wash it, you could simply plan to hand wash it to be on the safe side. Baby things are small and usually don't take forever to wash or dry. If there are other concerns (such as potential allergy), the smell and feel tests should give you a