Remove Pilling From Clothing

By Joanne Petit, last updated at 2012-02-6

Repeat as often as necessary.

Hold the fabric taut with one hand. With the comb in the other hand, use a quick stroke, but gently to remove the down.

Lay the garment or blanket on a flat surface.

Buy a small comb designed for this purpose, a fabric store. The comb is much smaller than any comb you could find, and has stiff, small teeth on the 1/8 inch (3 mm) long.

When your coats, sweaters or blankets to start the pill - that is, they start to common ferrets unsightly small to knitted, woven or scratched - it is the safest method for removal.

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