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How to Hand Wash Kids Sweaters?

How to Hand Wash Kids Sweaters?

Issue Time:2022/04/23
Read the care labels on kid's sweaters and you'll find that, in most cases, merino wool, cashmere, alpaca, and mohair sweaters can be washed at home with these simple steps.

Did you know that the greatest impact of clothing on the environment occurs during the care cycle? It's hard to imagine at times, but care - washing, drying, ironing, and dry cleaning - consumes more energy and toxins than wool, spinning, dyeing, manufacturing, or transporting. Not only that but machine washing and drying can also damage natural fibers and shorten the life of your clothes.

There are plenty of ways to reduce your impact and keep your clothes looking good for years. An easy way to do this is to skip the dry cleaners and follow the instructions below to wash your child's sweater at home.

How to hand wash a kid sweater?

step 1:

Fill a washbasin, sink, tub, or large container with cold water. Add a mild soap, preferably a non-petroleum, environmentally friendly cleanser.

Step 2:

Turn the sweater over, then dip it in the water and swirl gently, taking care not to stretch the fabric. Let the sweater soak in the water for 10 minutes.

Step 3:

Drain the basin and refill with cold water. Gently shake the sweater back and forth in clean water to rinse off the soap. Repeat this step as many times as needed until the soap disappears.

Step 4:

Drain the water basin and gently press the sweater to remove excess water. Do not wring or twisting as the fibers are very fragile when wet.
 
How to dry a kid sweater?

Machine drying can cause wool or cashmere sweaters to shrink or pill. We always recommend air drying, which is gentler on your clothes and the environment.

step 1:

Spread the sweater on a thick dry towel. Gently roll the towel as you would a yoga mat, removing moisture as you press. Do not wring the towel.

Step 2:

Expand. Lay the sweater on a dry towel on a flat, waterproof surface.

Step 3:

Reshape the sweater. Straighten your arms, push the ribbing together, align the collar, and button any buttons. If you have a belt, dry it separately. After 12 to 24 hours (depending on the thickness of the knit), turn the sweater over and spread it out on another dry towel. You don't need to reshape, but you can pat and pat.

Step 4:

Once completely dry, your sweater should be ready to wear. If any wrinkles or folds remain, use a steamer rather than an iron to remove them.
 
Extend the life of your kid's sweater

Here are some tips to keep your kids' sweaters and knits looking good for years to come.

Tip 1:

Give your sweaters a new look with a garment steamer. Use a sweater stone or pilling brush to gently remove lint and fuzz.

Tip 2:

Fold sweaters to help keep them in shape and keep them from stretching. Avoid direct sunlight, which can cause fading.

To reshape a stretched sweater, wet the affected area with warm water and massage gently with your hands. Lay it flat on a towel and air dry.

Tip 3:

In the off-season, store wool and cashmere sweaters in canvas storage bags to protect against pests, mildew, mildew, and discoloration.

The above describes how to hand wash children's sweaters. If you have any questions or plan to buy children's sweaters for your children, please contact us.

Camiz.kids is a custom cashmere children's knitwear manufacturer, with operations in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. We have a modern professional children's knitwear processing factory, mainly focusing on children's clothing manufacturing for many years. We offer children's clothing such as baby, boy and girl jumpsuits, baby suits and sweaters.