Can I Wash A Wool Sweater At Home?

How do I wash a wool sweater at home?

Yes you can wash a wool sweater at home. Here are specific instructions and techniques to follow in order not to shrink or felt your wool sweater.

Items you will need for hand washing your wool sweater:

Here are step by step instructions:

Be extremely careful to follow the instructions as close as possible to avoid shrinkage and felting. Due to the amount of moisture involved it is possible that shrinkage, felting, and damage may occur to certain types of wool regardless of the amount of care taken. Do not hand wash anything of value or of uncertainty as damage may occur. Consult a professional with specific questions in regard to your situation and garment.


Karl Huie

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