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How to care for your extrafine merino/silk jumper

Merino and silk are natural fibres. We recommend doing a cool hand wash or specialist dry clean.

Summary

  • Hand wash cold with a mild detergent
  • Do not machine Wash
  • Do not soak
  • Re-shape whilst damp
  • Dry flat
  • Cool iron on the reverse
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Or specialist dry cleaning

Hand washing your jumper

Washing by hand is highly recommended for your Merino and Silk blend jumper. Turn your garments inside-out, hand wash using cool water. Avoid soaking for too long, a few minutes to help loosen the dirt before gently squeezing and rinsing, first with cool water. 

Drying your jumper

Pre-dry your jumper by gently rolling it in a towel  – never wring. Reshape the garment while damp, especially the V and dry flat not on direct heat.

Ironing your jumper

Occasionally it may be good to iron your jumper to keep the fibres in good condition. Bizarrely low heat ironing makes the jumper super soft by helping the fibres smooth down and go back to the soft state they were when you first bought the jumper! Iron lightly when the jumper is still damp, with a finishing cloth in between and hold the iron on a low setting possible & ideally without steam so you do not ruin the fibres.  If dry ironing, use a slightly damp cloth in between to avoid glazing. Obviously, avoid the rib and cuffs.

Dry cleaning

Please select a specialist dry-cleaners 


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