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Recipe for Washing Wool & Cashmere

Posted on Jul 9, 2012

The Laundress RECIPES Wool & Cashmere

Protect Your Investments! Don’t let the dry cleaners ruin your fine cashmere and woolens – when you invest in quality winter wear, why pay the dry cleaners to shorten the lifespan of that investment?

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Recipe for Washing Wool & Cashmere

Posted on Jun 4, 2012

The Laundress RECIPES Wool & Cashmere

Protect Your Investments! Don’t let the dry cleaners ruin your fine cashmere and woolens – when you invest in quality winter wear, why pay the dry cleaners to shorten the lifespan of that investment?

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How to Wash Wool & Cashmere

Posted on Sep 16, 2014

Washing Wool & Cashmere INTRO

 
Wool & cashmere aren’t just wonderful to wear – they’re washable too! While often mislabeled (as dry-clean only), both fibers actually wash beautifully and are easy to maintain. Not only is caring for woolens from the comfort of your home more convenient and less expensive than dry cleaning, it helps to preserve fibers making your sweaters last longer!

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Did You Know? Why We Call It The Laundress Wool & Cashmere Shampoo

Posted on Mar 18, 2013

Did You Know? Why We Call It The Wool & Cashmere Shampoo
 
As we all know, wool is an animal fiber, and – while often derived from sheep’s fleece – different kinds of wool can come from a variety of animals; rabbit hair is responsible for the softness of Angora, and goat hair gives us such fine textiles as Cashmere & Mohair.
 
Because wool is actually comprised of hair (unlike other natural fibers such as cotton or silk), we recommend laundering your woolens with our aptly named Wool & Cashmere Shampoo.
 
Want to learn more about animal fibers and how to care for them?
Knoji | Where Does Wool Come From and is Wool Cruel?
Fabric Online | Wool
The Laundress Blog | Fabric Glossary
The Laundress Blog | Recipe for Washing Wool & Cashmere
and of course:
Wikipedia | Wool

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