8. How to make felted soap

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How to make felted soap

Making felted soaps is an ingenious way to add revenue to your agritourism business. It is very simple and quite profitable too. Here’s how it’s done in six easy steps:
What you will need:

  • Scented Bar Soap
  • Wool Roving
  • One Nylon Stocking
  • Cold and Hot Water

Step 1:

All you will need to do is to find an old bar of soap. Thin wool roving out almost to the point of being able to see through it and then place the bar of soap in the middle of it.

Step 2:

Wrap the soap in the wool roving and tuck it securely at the ends. Lightly cover the soap with the wool, taking care that you don’t have too much.

Step 3:

Now you can add two or even three colors by using small strips of the roving. Stretch and thin the wool roving to be sure it covers the soap bar.

Step 4:

Press the wood tightly together as you drizzle a bit of very hot water on the soap.

Step 5:

Insert bar of soap into the nylon stocking. Add some sprinkles of cold water until the soap begins to foam up. Gently rub the wool onto the soap and alternate hot and cool water. Apply friction. The soap will eventually tighten as the wool forms a casing around it. The process may take up to 15 minutes.

Step 6:

Simply remove the soap with care and wipe excess lather off. Set in the sun for 10 minutes to dry. Enjoy!

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