How do you wash a wool hat?
Hand-Washing Wool Hats
- Fill the sink with cool or lukewarm water to wash hats by hand.
- Add either a mild detergent meant for wool, your favorite unscented, gentle detergent, or even shampoo.
- Submerge your hat and gently squeeze it repeatedly to absorb and release the water.
- Drain the wash water.
How do you clean a wool felt hat?
To clean a fur felt hat or wool hat, brush the top and bottom counter-clockwise with a soft bristle brush. Set your hat on its top or hang from a peg or hat hook to help it retain its shape. If your hat gets wet, shake off all excess water, let dry, then lightly brush clean. Use steam to shape and clean hat.
Can you dry clean a wool hat?
Lay the hat flat on a clean surface.
Never dry a wool hat in a dryer, as the hat will shrink significantly and may be completely ruined. Lay the hat out on a clean surface and let it air dry. Flip the hat over at some point so the bottom or inside can dry.
How do you clean a wool fedora?
For felt and other fabric fedoras, begin by removing dust with a soft-bristled clothes-brush; always brushing with the nap of the fabric. You can also use a lint roller to remove fuzz and dirt. Use it gently to prevent misshaping the hat. For straw, simply wipe with a damp, white cloth to remove dust.