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« on: December 18, 2007 08:31:03 AM »

is there a reason why most the patterns im finding for wine cozies are felted?
why felted? 
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 05:00:56 PM »

okay, these are just guesses. I am the world's worst knitter,lol.

1. To protect the bottle. Felted bags are more squishy KWIM?

2. To keep the bottle chilled or warm, depending on the wine.

3. A felted fabric is pretty easy to clean.

HTH! Any more guesses,lol.
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007 09:16:21 AM »

maybe they think we're drinking while knitting & it will cover up any mistakes? Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007 10:22:09 AM »

my guess is that it is because if the bottle is chilled it will sweat, so if the cozie is felted the it won't matter so much.
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