Laundry Question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by helmstead, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. helmstead

    helmstead Songster

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN

    I have a sweater, 85% acrylic 15% wool...can I wash it or does it need to be dry cleaned?
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I'd wash it with wool wash to be on the safe side? I have no idea.
  3. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    I would wash with woollite on delicate and dry flat
  4. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Quote:Use cold water, too. [​IMG]
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Cold water, Woolite, gentle cycle, dry flat.
  6. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    What debi said!
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I have a handwash cycle on my washer. It washed up a wool coat very nicely with Ivory Snow.
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    Quote:Yep yep that's what I meant, the handwash cycle on the machine. Not REAL handwash. [​IMG]
  9. BJ

    BJ Songster

    Mar 20, 2007
    Have you ever tried Dryel...oh I love that stuff. It is the at-home dry cleaning kit you can buy at the grocery store. I just discovered it about a month ago. I was brave enough to give it a try on some new sweaters I got that needed to be drycleaned but I didn't have time to take them to the cleaners. The starter kit comes with a big bag. You place the article to be washed inside the bag along with a Dryel sheet (sort of like a wet nap). You put it in the dryer on low heat. It really works! I've washed sweaters, scarves and pillows. You can wash items that you are not sure about...even it it has been machined washed before. Dryel will take care of most delicates.
  10. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Songster

    Sep 24, 2008
    Newark, Ohio
    Wellllll if it were me.... I would wash it regular cycle AND hope for the best!! But thats just me.... [​IMG]

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