CARING FOR YOUR HANDKNITS – Zero or Woolite recommended

100% Wool:
  • Dry cleanable or HAND WASH in lukewarm water with mild soap
  • Rinse well in lukewarm water.  
  • Do NOT use fabric softeners as they make the wool limp
  • Squeeze out excess water between towels or spin dry on GENTLE/KNIT cycle of the washing machine
  • Dry flat after BLOCKING (easing band & body into original shape & measurements)
  • Do not dry in direct heat (on radiators or in sunlight)
  
Acrylic / Wool Blends:
(75% wool/25% nylon;  80% wool/20% nylon;  75% acrylic/25% wool)
  • Hand wash or machine wash, mild soap, lukewarm water, rinse in cold water; spin dry on GENTLE/KNIT cycle of washer
  • Do NOT use fabric softeners as they make the wool limp; spin dry on gentle cycle
  • Lay flat to dry or machine dry on LOW setting
  
Washable Treated 100% Wool:
  • Specially treated to be cared for easily in the washer and dryer
  • Machine wash SEPARATELY on GENTLE/KNIT cycle of washer in lukewarm water with mild soap
  • Do NOT use fabric softeners as they make the wool limp; spin dry on gentle cycle
  • Machine dry on LOW setting
  
Cottons:
  • Dry cleanable or machine wash, separately, in cold water on GENTLE/KNIT cycle with mild soap
  • Do NOT use fabric softeners as they make the wool limp; rinse well in cold water and spin dry on gentle cycle
  • Dry flat after BLOCKING (easing band & body into original shape & measurements)
  
100% Acrylic:
  • Machine wash separately in lukewarm water on GENTLE/KNIT cycle with mild soap
  • Do NOT use fabric softeners as they make the wool limp; rinse well in cold water and spin dry on gentle cycle
  • Machine dry on LOW setting
  
STORAGE:
  • Your handknit garment, when not being worn, should be folded & stored in a drawer or on a shelf, NEVER on a hanger
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