HOW DO I TAKE CARE OF MY CASHMERE?
Cashmere is one of the most exclusive natural fibers. The wool contains ultra thin hairfibers that needs delicate care. But it does not have to be hard to take care of your cashmere garments! Read more about how to take care of your cashmere below.
You can easily was your cashmere in a washing machine. Make sure you choose a delicate program, wool-program is recommended, and make sure you don’t wash it in warmer water than 30 degrees and max centrifuge 600 rpm. This is actually more delicate than to wring the garment. Use a wool detergent and do not use fabric softener. You can also hand wash the garments, but make sure not to wash or rinse the garment under running water. Just let it soak in cold water with a wool detergent. Do not stretch or wring the garment after this.
Your cashmere garments should dry flat. The easiest way is to lay your garment on a flat surface with a towel underneath. Remember to never hang dry your garments as It will loose it shape.
3. IRONING & STEAMING
When ironing your garments, make sure you never use a higher temperature than 150 degrees max. We recommend you steam your garments with a steamer. Remember to remove excess lime residue before and during the steaming process.
Do not hang your garments for storage. We recommend folding then in a drawer or a storage box. If you are experiencing trouble with moths, put a few cedar balls where you storage your garments and they will stay away.
Pilling is normal for all natural materials, and they tend to appear in areas most exposed to friction like underneath the arms, chest etc. Our experience is that Billings happens mostly after you wear your garments the first time, but it tends to stop after the first wash.