To ensure your winter wardrobe essentials remain in tip top condition, we’ve researched the best way to care for your woolens.
The easy steps:
Step 1: Fill a bucket with warm water and mix through a touch (1/2 tablespoon per litre) of delicate wash detergent.
Step 2: Submerge the garment once the bucket is filled. Hand wash garment by swishing the through water and gently bunching together (do not wring). Let garment soak only if specified in the care label.
Step 3: Once the garment is washed, to prevent any stretching or loss of shape - gather the garment in your hands and lift it out of the water ensuring it’s secure within your grasp.
Step 4: Using fresh warm water without detergent refill the bucket to re-submerge the garment. Lightly squeeze the garment until all soap bubbles disappear. Repeat until the water runs clear and there are no longer soap bubbles.
Step 5: Securely lift garment from the bucket and squeeze to release excess water but do not wring.
Step 6: Place garment flat in between two dry towels, carefully smooth out any wrinkles. Roll the towels from top to bottom, squeezing gently as you go. If needed repeat with fresh dry towels.
Step 7: When drying, it’s important all parts of the garment are supported – lay garment flat on a mesh drying rack or on a new dry towel.
Due the natural tendencies of wool fibres, all wool garments will pill a little with wear. To revive garments and maintain good condition – use our new RUBY wool comb to remove any pilling.