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ValerieG Posted - 01/13/2009 : 09:36:32 AM
Id like to felt a cover for my laptop. Does anyone know if there is a problem with static when covering your laptop with wool?
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ValerieG Posted - 07/10/2010 : 09:59:26 AM
FYI I did not knit a cover...
tink_r_bell Posted - 07/09/2010 : 2:13:00 PM
As an IT, especially break and fix, a felted laptop cover is not a good idea, unless, as Mocha says, it is completely lined inside, and no wool touches the laptop. Still, I wouldn't risk it. Tiny pieces of fiber migrate everywhere into the laptop interior. I have seen laptops that die unnatural deaths from lint and fiber. Please no!

Steph ;-}

To err is human, just try not to over do it.
Mocha Posted - 07/09/2010 : 02:27:57 AM
It's a big no-no to me..with the static and all those halo around it.
Would you consider giving it a fabric or proper lining if you insist on knitting it?
needler Posted - 07/08/2010 : 06:15:20 AM
Some good thoughts. The static question reminds me that I should consider using a fabric softener when felting to help reduce static--I wonder if this would hamper the felting process. If so, I might mix up some with water and lightly spray the inside of the sleeve occasionally and let it thoroughly dry. Any more thoughts on this?
ValerieG Posted - 01/13/2009 : 2:52:56 PM
This would just be for storage/carrying but I hadn't thought about lint.
purlthis Posted - 01/13/2009 : 09:40:05 AM
No, but overheating and lint would be big concerns for me.

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