How To Wash A Wool Jacket?

Can you wash a wool jacket in the washer?

Wool is a natural fiber spun from the hair of sheep or goats. Woven and knitted wool is washable by hand or in a machine’s gentle cycle using cool water and a gentle wool wash. However, almost all wool coats are labeled dry clean only.

How do you make a wool coat look new?

Firmly brushing your jacket with a suede brush, after removing the lint and pills, reintegrates the fibers, giving your coat that smooth look characteristic of a new wool jacket. Hang your wool jacket on a broad, wooden coat hanger. Folding and stuffing wool crushes the fibers, misshaping and creasing the jacket.

Can you wash a coat that says dry clean only?

Thankfully, with a little time and effort, you can wash most of your “dry clean” or “dry clean only” clothing at home. Cotton, linens, and durable polyesters can be washed in the washing machine, so long as they are placed in a laundry mesh bag and set at the most gentle cycle using a mild detergent and cold water.

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