Taking care of your wool is an essential part in every crochet and knitting handbook! Wool needs some extra care when it comes to cleaning it, so when the lovely peeps from Allure Wash by Bijou Basin Ranch contacted me I was thrilled to prepare a tutorial on how to care for your knitwear in order to remain soft!
Allure is a no residue, no rinse cleanser for all of your hand-knit and delicate fabrics is available in three fabulous fragrances, Woodland Mist (my personal favorite), Prairie Breeze, and of course, Fragrance Free.
Gather your pieces to be washed and fill up a sink or tub with cold water. Never use hot water to wash your knitwear as it tends to shrink and this is definitely not your aim!
Add the Allure Fiber Wash detergent! I love Woodland Mist; it smells lovely! Also you don't need to worry about rinsing later as it is specially formulated for washing knitwear!
Once you're ready take out your knitwear, rinse it slightly and lay it flat on a towel. Roll the towel to remove water. Never squeeze your knitwear upon washing to remove excess water; this will also result in damaging the wool!
Dry your knitwear on a flat, moisture-resistant surface which lets air circulate. Keep it away from sun and heat. Keep in mind that knitwear tends to create some pills after many washs! This is only natural and can easily be removed by using a a fine-tooth comb or a pill remover.
I hope you enjoyed this mini tutorial on how to wash and care for your wool items!
I definitely recommend you try Allure Fiber Wash out! The knitwear comes out really soft and smells great!
You can always find out more tips on washing your items with Allure Fiber Wash on their website and if your not familiar with it you can request a free sample to try out!
Enjoy the rest of your day!
I received a sample to review from the maker free of charge. This review is my honest opinion. I did not accept any payment for this review nor did I agree in advance to publish a positive review.