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A washing q... mohair jumper?

(8 Posts)
Dulcimena Sun 12-Feb-17 19:09:57

I normally chuck everything in the machine, but I have a lovely mohair/polyamide/wool loosely woven jumper that I don't want to ruin. The label says dry clean only. Can I machine wash on gentle? Would hand washing be ok? What would you do?

Dulcimena Sun 12-Feb-17 19:11:12

It's 52% mohair, 32% polyamide, 16% wool is that's important.

Swimminguphill Sun 12-Feb-17 19:11:40

Personally I would machine hand wash on cold and dry flat or on radiator. Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for anything that happens to your jumper as a result of my advice 😂

Johnlegendswife Sun 12-Feb-17 19:46:26

I'd hand wash!

fiorentina Sun 12-Feb-17 20:04:10

I put mine on the hand wash cycle. It has been fine. And then dry flat on a towel.

Dulcimena Sun 12-Feb-17 22:42:07

Thank you - I'll risk it.

barefoofdoctor Mon 13-Feb-17 06:49:19

Handwash cycle with specialist silk and wool wash. Works for cashmere etc.

fiorentina Mon 13-Feb-17 07:54:51

Yes I also use liquid silk and wool wash, I should have added that!

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