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Frequently Asked Questions

Will they leave lint on dark clothes?

No. The wool dryer balls do not shed, and are meant to be used on dark, light, and colored loads.

Why is there static cling?

Science fact: you might be over-drying. Wool dryer balls will reduce drying time. If your dryer does not have an auto-shutoff sensor, try setting y...

Can I use them with very wet laundry?

Yep, toss them in with your laundry regardless of how wet it is. If your laundry comes out of the spin cycle very dry, keep an eye on your dry time...

Do I need to match the dryer ball color with my laundry?

No, the color of the wool dryer balls will not transfer. If you have garments that bleed (like dark denim or red shirts) and are concerned about th...

Are dryer balls safe for delicates?

Yes, follow the normal drying instructions for your garments, and place delicates in mesh laundry bags to prevent tangling.

Are dryer balls safe for all fabrics?

Yes, follow the normal drying instructions for your garments.

Does the wool come from sheep where mulesing is practiced?

Absolutely not! We are very careful to source our wool from New Zealand, which is the country with the strictest laws regarding the health and welf...

Will they leave lint on dark clothes?

No. The wool dryer balls do not shed, and are meant to be used on dark, light, and colored loads.

When do dryer balls need to be replaced?

You’ll know it’s time to replace your dryer balls when the felt starts to loosen up, and they begin to unravel. Our dryer balls last over 10,000 lo...

Is there a fire risk?

Wool has a very high ignition temperature around 570-600° C (much higher than many synthetic materials), so our balls are safe to use in your dryer.

Why are wool dryer balls better than PVC or tennis balls?

PVC and tennis balls contain synthetic materials that are stable at low temperatures, but can release harmful chemicals when they’re heated in the ...

Are they safe around pets?

Yes! They’re all natural, so no need to worry if your dog steals them from the dryer. Added bonus for pet parents: wool dryer balls may help captur...