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W O O L
Cashmere is a luxurious fabric that requires extra delicate care.
Wash: Never place cashmere garments in the washer or dryer but wash them gently by hand in luke warm water using a very mild detergent or shampoo. Gently work the suds through the fabric and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. Don’t wring or twist the material, as it could lose its original shape.
c a s h m e r e
Wool can easily lose its shape and become less defined if washed without care. Worst of all, it can shrink on you, becoming quite a few sizes smaller. Therefore always handle your woolen garments with extra care and make sure your woolen item really needs to be washed. Unlike cotton and man-made materials, wool does not need to be washed frequently. Just air your wool garment in-between wears.
Wash: Most wool garments can be washed in a washing machine on the special wool program. However hand washing your garment will always be preferable because it is more gentle. Use a detergent specially made for washing wool (like woolite) to make sure your woolen garment stays nice and soft. Dissolve the detergent in the water first, to prevent agitating the wet wool. Basically heat, agitation, and detergent are the enemies of wool, so aim to soak and rinse the dirt out. Just gently push your woolen garment under water and softly squeeze the suds through the clothing. Rinse thoroughly with cool or cold water.
Dry: Remove excess water with a towel by laying the item on a towel and rolling it up jelly-roll style, squeezing and pressing gently. Unroll then and leave in fresh air to dry. Never hang your wool garment out to dry as the wet fabric will stretch and loose shape. Instead dry your woolen garments flat in desired shape.
l i n e n
Most linen fabrics are washable; however always check the label to be sure.
Wash: Wash your linen garment by hand using mild soap or put them in the washing machine on the hand wash program.
Dry: Linen fabric wrinkles easily and therefore should be dried lying down or by hanging them out.
c o t t o n
Cotton is a natural fabric that can easily be laundered. Cotton can withstand high temperatures: even boiling water does not hurt the fiber!
Wash: Therefore it can be washed at high temperatures using any kind of washing detergent. White cottons can even be gently washed with bleach to keep their pearly white shade.
Dry: After washing, they can be machine dried on a higher temperature. However, keep in mind that cotton tends to wrinkle easily. Therefore they need to be ironed.