In my yarn stash, that is bigger than in a medium yarn store, there are lots of skeins of old natural wool. Probably from old soviet times, from the 80-s. Those have been in my cupboard for ages as I haven`t had the will to wash it, dry it, wind them into balls…
But one day I desided just to do it!
It is amazing how much whiter the yarn got after the wash. The rinsing water was ugly! I used usual hair shampoo this time, as I didnt find the bottle of special wool shampoo, that I had bought a while ago. Typical me. The shampoo I used is against hair loss, well the yarn should stay extra strong now, I guess.
Sometimes I have rinsed the yarn with hair conditioner aswell. But as you can guess, I didn´t find any of this at home this time either. I have totally run out of any hair condtitioner. So I had to skip this step.But I certainly can rinse the knitted items sometimes later when they need their wash.