Love your woollens ♡

Inari Sweaters are knitted from a soft 3-ply yarn with 95% Extra Fine Geelong and 5% Cashmere.

After wearing your new woollen garment for the first few times it is perfectly normal that you might find small balls of fibre forming on the surface. These small balls or "pills" are caused by some of the loose fibres tangling together as areas of your garment are rubbed during wear or washing. The "pilling" is not indicative of inferior quality – it is an inevitable consequence of the careful processing of the fibre. Pills can be easily removed by gently brushing them with de-pilling comb. 

Wool knits do not need to be washed particularly often: just airing them goes a long way, particularly in humid weather. The moist air takes dirt and bad odours with it as it passes through the garment. Also, get used to gently spot-cleaning and airing woollens.

When needed, handwash your garment by filling a clean sink with lukewarm water. Add a small amount of mild and gentle detergent like baby shampoo or environmentally friendly laundry liquid indicated for delicate fibers (we are big fans of Sonett and use their "Olive Laundry Liquid for Wool and Silk").
    Soak the garment for 3 to 5 minutes, avoid twisting and scrubbing.
      Rinse the garment thoroughly in clean water. Gently squeeze out the excess water. 
        Lay the garment between two towels, roll up the towels and set aside for a few minutes.
          Flat dry: lay the product flat on a dry towel, reshape and leave to dry naturally, away from sunlight and direct heat.
            If needed, steam or iron lightly with an iron adjusted to wool setting. Do not apply undue pressure as it will lead the surface of the garment becoming shiny.
              After ironing lay the sweater flat on a smooth, hard surface for 5 minutes or so before folding. This will prevent further creasing.
                Store products flat in a folded manner in a dry, cool place. When not in use, store your garment in a sealed plastic bag or container to protect from moths.


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