When done, gently press the bags against the wall of the tub to remove excess water. Blot the bags between bath towels to remove even more water, and...
Turn that smelly fur into soft gorgeous spinning fiber - without felting or matting it too much!
Step 1: Bag it up!
Place the fur into nylon mesh lingerie bags (or any netting-type bag that can be secured closed). Don't put too much in, you're going to need to have some room for water and soap to circulate. Gather a bottle of dish detergent (Dawn works well, but I prefer the industrial size gallon bottle of cheapo stuff) and head to a laundry tub or a bathtub.
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