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Wool trousers - Do they have to be dry cleaned?

(6 Posts)
kaumana Wed 07-Nov-12 19:46:56

Had a fab day, while looking for books in a local charity shop I managed to pick up two pairs of black wool trews from Jigsaw and Hobbs for 6 quid each.

So, can I get away with putting them in a handwash cycle or is that why they ended up in the shop?

chocolateteabag Wed 07-Nov-12 22:02:40

I have washed a pair of Lk Bennett wool trousers and they were ok.

I'd try hand washing in cold water and then roll in a towel to get the water out and dry as flat as you can. If they survive that, then could risk the wool cycle next time

chocolateteabag Wed 07-Nov-12 22:03:09

Meant to say washed in the machine, not hand washed the lk trousers

kaumana Wed 07-Nov-12 22:25:40

Thanks! I'll try a cool wash, wish me luck.

MaureenLove Wed 07-Nov-12 22:25:42

I have some banana rep ones I put in. Wool wash. Are ok.

kaumana Wed 07-Nov-12 22:50:35

Thank you both!

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