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Fleece vs wool?
Joined: 18 Aug 2010
Topic: Fleece vs wool?
Posted: 15 Apr 2012 at 10:36pm
So I am just entering the wonderful world of wool and fleece. I have a couple of wool covers and shorties. I am wondering how fleece compares. I have used fleece covers before and was not a huge fan, but I am interested in shorties and longies. My questions are, how well do they work at maintaining dryness, are they as good for night as wool or better suited for day. Also, where is the best place to get them? I haven't seen them at any of the online cd stores. Also, I have no idea where to find reviews. Oh, and can I put fleece on baby in the summer? Thanks.
Joined: 18 Oct 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
|Post Options Quote Reply Posted: 16 Apr 2012 at 1:54am|
When you used fleece before, do you remember what you didn't like about it?
My "baby" is turning 3 next month, and we use fleece pretty much full time in various styles (snapping covers, soakers, shorties, longies, soaker leggings). I definitely have day-weight and night-weight cover options, he needs thicker fleece at night.
Unlike wool, fleece absolutely will not absorb any wetness. The rule of thumb I like to follow is that is a diaper feels lightly damp on the outside when it's time for a change, fleece will not compression leak. Similarly to wool, though, fleece breathes better than PUL. Our summers here are hot and my son is fine wearing fleece; in a PUL cover he gets rashy.
As far as finding fleece at a retailer, if you want something non-WAHM the only thing I can think of are like children's stores that sell polyester fleece pants: Old Navy, The Children's Place...that type of shop. I'm not sure how regular fleece pants like that would work as a cover, it would probably depend on how thick the fleece is. Another option is to buy fleece shorties/longies from a WAHM. There are a lot of WAHMs on Etsy and Hyena Cart that sell fleece shorties or longies. Their online shops have a section for reviews/feedback. Sometimes they also have a facebook page with customer reviews/comments. I also sell fleece shorties and longies (EmotiBums) and the links are in my siggy. If you like printed fleece, I recommend Cottontail Babies.
Hope this helps!
|Post Options Quote Reply Posted: 16 Apr 2012 at 2:34pm|
I;ve seen a few for sale at CD stores. For instance, here's a Canadian company. http://www.enfantstylediapers.com/fleece-cloth-diaper-covers.htmlDon't know if I've seen longies or shorties in fleece though.
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