Scarves Fabric Care Cheat Sheet

How to Care for your Scarves - Ensuring Longevity, maintaining quality

Can we help you with a simple care cheat sheet on how to treat your beautiful scarves from our online shop? Simply print out the following instructions, laminate th sheet if you can and hang it up in your laundry so that you have an easy reference on how to wash and dry your scarves with ease.



IMPORTANT:Always follow your garment's care tag.If there isn't one follow this chart.

care washing

WASHING

care drying

DRYING

care iron

IRONING

care caution

CAUTION

COTTON & LINEN SCARVES

- All water temperatures

- Separate colours

Linen:

- Dryer on low or line dry

Cotton:

- Dryer on high or hang dry 

Linen:

- Press when damp

Cotton:

- Iron on hot or steam 

- Don't use bleach unless garment is white

- Overbleaching can cause yellow or damage 

WOOL, MOHAIR, CASHMERE & ANGORA SCARVES

- Cold water

- Separate colours

- Use mesh bag

- Wash inside out

- Machine wash on delicate cycle or hand wash

- Don't use dryer

- Press out water with a towel

- Reshape & lay flat to dry 

- Steam only 

- Don't use bleach

- Check care tag to see if dry cleaning is recomended

- Don't use hot water

- Don't store in plastic

- Keep out of sun

- Don't use fabric conditioner

SILK & SILK SCARVES BLENDS (50% OR MORE)

- Cold water

- Separate colours

- Use mesh bag

- Machine wash on delicate cycle or hand wash

 

- Don't use dryer

- Don't wring or twist

- Reshape & lay flat to dry 

- Steam or iron on low

- Press inside out

- Don't use bleach

- Don't use hot water

- Don't use dryer

- Keep out of sun

- Don't use fabric conditioner

 

POLYESTER & NYLON SCARVES

- Warm water

- Separate colours

- Machine wash on normal cycle

- Tumble dry on low

- Hang dry or line dry 

- Steam or press on low or medium heat

- Don't use bleach

MODAL SCARVES

- All water temperatures

- Separate colours

- Dryer on high

- Hang dry

- Steam or iron on hot

- Don't use bleach

VISCOSE & RAYON SCARVES

- Cold water

- Separate colours

- Use mesh bag

- Machine wash on delicate cycle or hand wash

- Don't use dryer

- Don't wring or twist

- Reshape & lay flat to dry

- Steam or turn inside out and iron on medium while slightly damp 

- Don't use bleach

- Don't use hot water

- Don't use dryer

- Don't use dryer sheets

- Don't store in plastic

- Keep out of sun

- Don't use fabric conditioner

- Don't use vinegar

LYCRA & SPANDEX SCARVES

- All water temperatures

- Separate colours

- Machine wash on normal cycle or hand wash

- Tumbe dry on low

- Line dry 

- Steam or iron on low

- Don't use bleach

- Don't use dryer sheets

- Don't use fabric conditioner

ACETATE SCARVES

- Cold water

- Separate colours

- Use mesh bag

- Machine wash on delicate cycle or hand wash

- Don't use dryer

- Lay flat to dry or line dry

- Press while damp with cool iron on the wrong side 

- Don't use dryer sheets

- Don't use fabric conditioner

- Don't use starch

RAMIE SCARVES

- Cold water

- Separate colours

- Use mesh bag

- Machine wash on delicate cycle or hand wash

- Don't wring or twist

- Tumble dry on low

- Lay flat to dry or hang dry 

- Steam or iron on low

- Iron on med or high while damp

- Don't use bleach

- Don't use hot water

- Don't use fabric conditioner

Keep your scarves beautiful. For more tips and tricks, please visit www.scarvesaustralia.com.au.