Wool is the fibre that is obtained from sheep which is made up of the protein keratin-same protein found in human hair.

We can utilize wool in various ways: it can be used for making winter clothes because this fibre is warm and thick enough to resist cold, carpets , blankets can be made from it. It is also used for making upholstery. This fibre is also used for making different kind of quality products that can assure to be used in winter to keep body warm.

We can find the best kind of wools like: Lambs Wool, Alpaca, Cashmere, Camel, Angora, Mohair, Shetland Wool, Merino Wool etc. The finest and most valuable wool comes from Merino hoggets.

How to care for wool?

Before washing, empty pockets and remove: belts, jewellery and other accessories to avoid sagging and bulging.

  • Prewash care

Empty all pockets and hang for 1-2 hours to shake out the wrinkles and then store flat. You can also make sure that the garment do not get too much dirty with sweat and body oils by wearing a slip between the wool fabric and your body.

  • Airing

You can  towel for an hour or you can also leave wool garments flat on bed to reduce the smells or food odours.

  • Fold knit, hang wool

Knitted garments can be gently folded and keep in drawers. It should be hung in fresh air and also on shaped or padded coast hangers.

  • Resting

Rest wool garments for 24 hours before wearing again. This helps the wool fibre to recover and return to its original shape.

  • Rejuvenate

 Wool garments can be refreshed after unpacking or wearing by hanging them in a steamy bathroom.

  • Ironing

Wool garments don’t need to be ironed.  But you can always use steam when pressing wool. Or you can set iron on wool setting and avoid ironing the fabric when it is totally dry

  • Dry away from direct sunlight or heat

If wool gets wet, dry the garment at room temperature away from direct sunlight or heat. Allow the garment to dry in the air naturally.

  • Long-term storage

Since food stains and body oils attract moths, you should ensure your wool garment is clean before packing it away in airtight bags or containers.

  • Special care for special wool

Wool garments should be stored clean. Add an extra rinse to the wash cycle. To avoid shrinking, don’t put wool clothing in the dryer. Instead, lay flat to dry using the tips from the hand.

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