Special Care Tips For Wool
Wool (Animal Fibers)
Cashmere, Merino, Mohair, Virgin Wool, Angora,
Animal hair, such as from a sheep, goat, alpaca, or rabbit
Very warm, great to wear in cooler temperatures
Lighter or tropical weight fabrics were developed so wool can be worn year-round.
Very durable fabric
Holds odors, so clean regularly.
Usually drycleanable in any solvent
If hand washing, dunk the fabric, don't twist or wring
To minimize shrinkage, do not machine wash in regular cycles.
Do not tumble dry. Air dry only.
Insects love wool fibers, and stains are like an added treat for them. Think of it as dessert after a great meal. So clean wool before storing when the season is over to minimize insect attack, and store properly.