69% viscose, 27% nylon, 4% elastane - do I need to hand wash?

(8 Posts)
NewYearNewNickname Fri 06-May-16 08:57:41

It is a pair of black trousers from Episode. I can't stand handwashing and the things that I do hand wash have to wait forever to get washed so wondering whether I can just put these in the machine on a 30 wash.
What do all you domestic goddesses think?
TIA

Balletgirlmum Fri 06-May-16 08:59:30

I put everything in the hand wash 30 setting in my washing machine except dry clean only wool stuff.

Akire Fri 06-May-16 08:59:45

Viscose generally washes really well plus with elastin should hold up no problems.

wowfudge Fri 06-May-16 09:17:06

I'd stick it in the machine on a hand wash or woollens wash. If they are fine (should be), no need to be so cautious next time.

NewYearNewNickname Fri 06-May-16 15:13:53

Thanks everyone, they are in the machine now, I'll report back when done!!

NewYearNewNickname Mon 09-May-16 21:28:24

Just in case anyone was worrying about my work trousers the handwashing cycle on the machine has not altered the fabric or size / shape but neither has it removed one of the marks on them!! At least I know they can go in the machine now smile

Balletgirlmum Mon 09-May-16 22:51:22

Typical. Wonder if stain remover would have had any effect.

Akire Mon 09-May-16 23:08:17

I had checked a few times my life is that exciting smile

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