Say hello to my classic and timeless pot underlay that consists of handmade wool balls.
I make the balls myself from carded wool, hot water, soap, tea strainer and a lot of hand power. Sometimes I even have to supplement with a little needle felting. I can calmly say that it requires patience and perseverance. In the end, I have 260 wool balls for a large pot underlay, 130 for a small one. How many wool balls are then consumed depends on how big they became. When the balls are ready, and have dried, I sew them together with an organic one cotton thread. I use double thread to make it durable.
My classic underlay consists of carded wool which I buy and wool yarn that I card myself. The wool balls with it the maroon color is naturally colored with avocado and peel from yellow onion.
Aggis classic pot underlay
Weights and Measures
The dimensions are approximate as the ball size can affect a little but then it is about +/- 0.5 cm.
SMALL AND AROUND COVER
ca 21 cm in diameter
Height about 2 cm
Weight about 125 g
Length: about 42 cm
Width: about 23 cm
Height: 2 cm
Weight: about 250 grams
66% Swedish sheep wool, 17% organic sheep wool and 17% South American sheep wool.
Sewn together with organic, GOTS-certified cotton thread.
It is almost inevitable not to spill on a pot underlay, but when it does, you take a damp cloth and removes the spill immediately. If the stain has sunk in, you can wash the pads a little gently under warm, running water. If you want to use some remedy, take some soap.
Do not wash in the washing machine!
Over time, can the colors to fade a bit.