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Conditions of Use

Caring for Your Yarn

Hand wash hand wash This symbol is used for yarns that need a little more gentle washing. You should wash your garments in cool or warm water (no higher than 104 degrees noted in the symbol). In most cases these pieces should be dried flat, but look for a machine dry/do not machine dry to accompany this symbol.
Machine wash machine wash Garments and projects with this symbol can be washed by machine at a warm temperature. Generally it would be best not to wash your knit or crocheted items at extreme temperature or agitation.
Machine Dry machine dry You can dry items giving this symbol by machine. Use a gentler setting than you would for other laundry pieces.
Do Not Machine Dry do not machine dry Dry projects flat and not by machine.
Bleach bleach This means you can use chlorine bleach. This is not generally used for most yarns.
No Bleach do not bleach Do not use chlorine bleach.
Iron press You can use an iron to steam a project made from yarn with this symbol. Use common sense and care when steaming any knit or crocheted items.
Do Not Iron do not press Don’t use an iron or press yarn that shows this symbol.
Dryclean dry clean You can use all solvents to dry clean. If in doubt, check with your local cleaner.
Do Not Dryclean do not dry clean Do not use dry cleaning solvents on projects in yarns that give this symbol.
perChlorethyleneOk dry clean using 'P' solvents • perchloroethylene
• monofluorinetrichloromethane
• hydrocarbons
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