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Wool care

Wool garments require less washing than the other dominant apparel fibres and generally have a much longer life.


Easy to care for
Wool requires less washing than clothes made from other fibres. But when it is time to wash your favourite item, most wool garments can be machine washed at home.
 

Odour resistant
In contrast to synthetics, Merino wool can absorb moisture vapour which means less sweat on your body. Merino wool even absorbs the odour molecules from sweat, which are only released upon washing.
 

Stain resistant
Merino wool fibres have a natural protective outer layer that helps prevent stains from being absorbed. And because Merino wool tends not to generate static, it attracts less dust and lint.
How to remove...
Butter, grease or sauce
Egg or Milk
Fruit, fruit juice or red wine
Chocolate, white coffee or tea
Black coffee
Lipstick, makeup or shoe polish
Grass
Ink or ballpoint pen
Alcoholic drinks
Blood
...
1

If a greasy mark forms, firstly scrape the surface of the stain with a spoon or knife to remove any excess oil.

2

Soak a lint-free cloth in proprietary grease remover or white spirit. Gently dab the area.

3
1

Dab gently around the edge of the stain with a cloth soaked in white spirit.

2

Repeat the action with a cloth soaked in diluted white vinegar.

3
1

Create a mixture of surgical spirit or rubbing alcohol and water in a 3:1 ratio.

2

Immediately dab the stain with the mixture.

3
1

Dab gently around the edge of the stain with a cloth soaked in white spirit.

2

Follow instructions for black coffee.

3
1

Mix alcohol and white vinegar in equal parts.

2

Soak a lint-free cloth in the solution and lightly dab the stained area. Press gently with an absorbent cloth.

3
1

Rub gently with a lint-free cloth soaked in turpentine or spot cleaning spray fluid.

2

Rinse with mild soapy water.

3
1

Apply soap very carefully using a mild tablet soap or flakes.

2

Dab gently with a lint-free cloth soaked in surgical spirit or rubbing alcohol.

3
1

Dab gently with a lint-free cloth soaked in white spirit.

2

Repeat the action with a cloth soaked in diluted white vinegar or rubbing alcohol.

3
1

Dab gently with an absorbent, lint-free cloth to remove as much excess liquid as possible.

2

Sponge the area sparingly with a mixture of warm water and surgical spirit or rubbing alcohol in equal parts.

3
1

Remove excess blood immediately with a damp sponge.

2

Gently dab the area using undiluted white vinegar followed by cold water.

3

Wool care

Caring for wool

You’ve bought it, bagged it, worn it, now it’s time to wash your favourite item of wool clothing. A luxury fibre, wool is easy to care for, and this simple guide will help prolong the life of your garment. Plus, with wool clothing not requiring as much washing as clothes made from other fibres, you can cut down on your energy bill and have more time to do the things you love. It’s win-win.

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LUXE Laundry

There’s a certain allure that comes with wearing a beautiful wool garment, though the work that goes on behind the scenes – the work to maintain the garment not to mention the growing and production that comes before this – often garners less interest. After spending more than ten years working as a journalist and opinion leader at the best women’s fashion and lifestyle magazines, Alexandra Brown realised that there was something off balance in her industry.

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Benefits of wool

No other fibre - natural or man-made - can match all of wool's inherent benefits. From luxury fashion to technical performance, Australian Merino wool has it all.

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Wool care

How to wash a wool sweater

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Want to know how to wash your wool sweater? Be sure to follow the instruction on you wool sweater’s care label and follow these simple steps.
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Wool care

How to dry a wool sweater

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Your go-to guide to drying your Merino wool sweater, ensuring it retains its look and feel. Follow these tips on how to dry a wool sweater correctly.
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How do I care for wool?

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8 tips on how to look after and care for your Merino wool clothing.
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Can I iron wool?

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Can I iron wool? When required, ironing wool clothes is a simple process. Always use the Wool setting or turn the iron to medium, 2-dot heat.