Hand washing 1.Before washing sweaters,turn inside out and sew holes together,so that they would stretch during laundering. 2.Do not soak for more than 3o minutes. 3.Keep sweaters under water while washing.Do not wring .Place the wet sweater on a towel and roll up the towel and press it.Dry flat on a flat surface.When half dried,turn around.Dry them in shade,always iron on the wrong side over a a damp cloth. Machine washing 1.Fill the washer with luke warm water,add mild soap and let the washer agitate for few minutes .Stop the washer and put your sweater. 2.If your sweater is dirty soak for 30 minutes. 3.After the wash,take out the sweater,rinse well. 4Dry it on a flat surface. Maintaining coats Hang up in good quality hanger. Air frequently. Brush off with brush periodically. Keep coats which are used sparingly in cloth bags. Clean problem areas like collars,cuffs with kerosene.