Our knitwear is carefully crafted using the finest Donegal yarn and it is our hope that you will have your sweater for life. These garments are designed to be timeless pieces that you may one day pass down to a family member or loved one. Wool is a resilient, natural fibre and has much more longevity than synthetic materials. Despite this, wool does require special care to keep it looking its best. Please read the instructions below which will help you get the most out of your sweater so you can enjoy it for many years to come.
Please note: you will only need to wash your sweater occasionally. You should prioritise wearing a base layer under your sweater which can be washed more frequently. Your jumper can also be aired out or spritzed with a specialist wool spray in between washes.
- Never put your garment in the washing machine, hand wash or dry clean only.
- When hand washing, use cool water with a very gentle cleaning agent.
- Avoid twisting or wringing the garment when washing.
- Once rinsed, very gently squeeze out excess water and fold using a towel.
- Pat the garment down once more with another towel for extra water absorption.
- Never use a tumble dryer, air dry only.
- Do not hang the garment when drying, always dry flat.
- Avoid stretching or pulling and allow the garment to dry resting on a towel in a natural shape.
- As it is a natural fibre, wool can naturally begin to pill or fuzz over time.
- Using a pumice stone or razor occasionally will help keep this issue at bay.
- Your jumper should ideally be wrapped up when stored away to keep moths away, we recommend keeping it stored in a muslin cloth tote.
- Lavender and cedar packs can help deter moths and give a pleasant smell to your garment, these can be kept next to your wrapped up jumper for extra protection.