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How do I care for Mackinaw Wool, or other types of wool?Updated 2 years ago

Wool garments should be professionally dry cleaned only; find a reliable dry cleaner you can trust. Point out any spots or stains so your dry cleaner can treat them properly.

Do not machine wash—even in cold water—because wool can shrink unevenly or dramatically.

We also discourage the use of detergents like Woolite, as the pH balance in Woolite is comparable to most other regular detergents, and therefore is not suitable for our wools.

When your wool gets mud or dirt on it, allow it to dry completely, then gently scrub off with a medium-stiff nylon brush. Due to wool’s unique fiber structure, and its naturally occurring lanolin, the dried dirt should simply pop off the wool.

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