Caring Instructions for Alpaca Garments
Hand-washing is the gentlest method of cleaning an alpaca garment. Follow these four steps and your purchase will give your four-legged companion years of luxurious comfort and wear. Love your alpaca garments and they will last forever.
Wash in warm water with a mild soap or shampoo. Gently press excess water from garment. Avoid wring or twist. Special care must be taken as wet alpaca fabric can weaken and stretch out of shape.
Lay it on a dry towel. Ease the garment back into shape and roll up in the towel. Press to remove excess water and repeat this step with a second towel.
Lay the sweater flat to dry on a fresh, dry towel, until thoroughly air-dried.
Never hang an alpaca sweater as it will stretch the garment out of shape. Lay flat in a drawer or on a shelf.
* Machine Wash: Insert in a mesh bag to avoid snagging. Wash in the delicate cycle, use cold water. Lay flat to dry in its natural shape. Do not tumble dry.
Stain Cleaning Instructions
Coffee: Wash in warm water and soft detergent; then treat the residual stain with solvent.
Ink: Absorb with baby powder, soak area with lemon juice and water and then with alcohol.
Red Wine: Wash in cold water, then soak with lemon juice and water.
White Wine: Wash in clean water and soft detergent
Liqueur: Wash with soft detergent in warm water.
Grease: Treat with solvent
Lipstick: Treat with alcohol
Make up: Wash with solvent, then with shampoo
Chocolate: Wash with delicate detergent and then with solvent.
Perfume: Wash with glycerin and alcohol.
Sweat: Wash in hot water, mixed with a small quantity of ammonia, white vinegar, and then rinse with oxygenated water.
Sauce: Treat first with delicate detergent in warm water and rinse with solvent
Tea: Wash in warm water and delicate detergent. Leave drying between two towels.
Caring Instructions for Organic Cotton Garments
100% Organic cotton may shrink with washing because it is not chemically treated.
Follow these washing instructions so your cotton garments last longer.
Machine wash: max. temperature 40°
Preferably air dry or tumble dry only low heat
Use a normal or mild detergent. Do not bleach
Wash inside out. Wash with similar colors. Re-shape while damp
Do not dry clean
Iron medium temperature