No one likes to wash a new jumper only to find that it has shrunk several sizes! If you’re hoping to launder something woollen safely, this guide is for you. Here we explain how to wash a wool jumper in just eight steps. Plus we’ve got some tips on how to unshrink wool jumpers – just in case you’ve had a laundry accident already!
Wool jumpers can be a hassle to maintain if you don’t know what you’re doing – it takes only one wash on the wrong setting and before you know it, you have ruined one of your favourite pieces of clothing. These days, you can wash wool using the hand wash setting on your machine, providing a low enough temperature is used – some washing machines even have settings specifically for wool. If you choose this option, then be sure to choose a specialist detergent like Persil Non-Bio to follow the directions on the label, and to read the care label of your jumper before washing.