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To keep warm or as a winter fashion item, woof scarf is a popular item in cold season. Woof scarves are soft, comfortable and warm, but without appropriate maintenance it will lose its softness and even shorten its using life. You can get suggestions from the store guys on how to maintain and wash the wool scarf, after all they are professional. And there are some tips would be helpful for you to know how to take care of your wool scarf, storage, washing and daily attentions. Places for woof scarves storage are better to be dry and ventilated. Wash it before storage and remember to open closet or chest of drawers to keep ventilation and avoid damage of moth during long free time in summer and autumn. For washing of wool scarf, dry cleaning is most recommended. Also if there is juice, coffee, blood and such kind of dirt, professional cleaning store would be better. But you should measure the length of wool scarf to check and make sure it keeps fine after cleaning. If you are not planned to do dry cleaning, keep in mind one very important thing is to wash your scarves in cold water. Many scarves may listed themselves as 鈥渟 hrink resistant 鈥? but you should be wise enough to remember always wash it in cold water. You are optional to do hand washing or use washing machines on function setting of 鈥淲 ool 鈥? or 鈥淕 entle 鈥?setting if there is no exact setting for woof. In order to protect your woof scarf out from metal surface of washing machine, be sure to enclose it in something else, such as a lingerie bag made especially for washing small items, or a pillowcase or anything can zip it inside. Hand washing would be preferable for scarves than machine. Leave your scarf in cold water for 5 to 10 minutes and press it tenderly or swish it to let dust go out of the yarn. And then use neutral detergent to wash; shampoo would be a proper tender neutral detergent for woof scarves. One more tip is to dip the scarf with glacial acetic acid or you can use white vinegar thinned with water and then wash with water after it which can protect wool fibers. Dry your scarf laying it flat till it is dry, using sweater drying net or lays it on a towel. But remember not to wring out your scarf since wring it or twisting it will destroy its shape. In daily use, just to pay attention on sharp edge things as they would cause yarn broken, even destroy the shape.
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