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Duffel coats - necessary to dry clean?

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Rumpel Sun 20-Sep-09 14:28:19

I have 2 predominately wool duffel coats. Can i wash in the machine on a wool cycle or do I have to dry clean?

TIA

Mybox Sun 20-Sep-09 14:31:38

Could you brush tHem & put them outside to air?

Rumpel Sun 20-Sep-09 16:17:01

Hmm think they could probably do with a proper clean TBH.

Mybox Sun 20-Sep-09 18:09:24

Would dry clean then if the label doesn't say machine as they could get all matted in the wash plus take ages to dry.......

Lilymaid Sun 20-Sep-09 18:12:25

I wouldn't wash a woven woollen fabric. The wool cycle is fine for most knitted wool, but woven wool will shrink and felt - and the lining/interlining will be rumpled.

Rumpel Sun 20-Sep-09 18:52:42

Right okay thanks.

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