I've done 3 washes & rinses in my top-loading washing machine but I just don't think it's getting clean enough. I'm thinking that I'll have to wait for the wool to dry, then comb/flick the ends where a lot of dirt seems to be stuck and then wash again. Here's what I mean:
Also, I know the water in my washing machine (an apartment one) isn't anywhere near 140 degrees F - mostly because I have no problem putting my hands in it, and I do not, by any means, have any kind of tolerance for heat.
Perhaps I should wash small batches on my stove? Or heat water on the stove and carry it down stairs to the washing machine? Or do this in my bathtub? Help!