Care Instructions and Material Information

Care Instructions and Material Information

Care Instructions


Kaino knits will stay in a good condition when you take care it well. In this page you can find detailed care instructions and useful everyday information about merino wool and organic combed cotton knits.


All of our knits are machine washable.

 

Care instructions for organic combed cotton knits

  • Wash Kainos 100 % organic combed cotton knits in a washing machine with similar colours in a 40˚C (104F).
  • Do not use fabric softener when washing knits containing elastane.
  • Do not tumble dry.
  • Close all the zippers, strings and buttons and turn inside out before washing.
  • Stubborn stains can be removed with a gall soap.
  • After washing, stretch back to its original shape and put it to dry.
  • If in need, you can iron and steam your knit when turned inside out.
  • Knits which contain both combed cotton and merino wool are washed and cared by the merino wool guide.

 

Care instructions for merino wool knits – air it often, wash it rarely

  • Smell and dirt doesn´t stick to merino wool easily, so merino wool knits rarely needs a wash.
  • Merino wool cleans itself so airing is enough to remove possible smells and traces of use. This also makes the washing more irrelevant.
  • If in need, wash your merino wool knits in max 40˚C (104F) in a gentle or a wool cycle. Use a gentle spin cycle.
  • Prefer eco-friendly wool detergent.
  • Do not tumble dry.
  • Close all the zippers, strings and buttons and turn inside out before washing.
  • Stubborn stains can be removed with a gall soap.
  • After washing, gently stretch back to its original shape and put it to dry.
  • Merino wool knits are best to dry horizontally on a towel.
  • Do not dry merino wool in a sunlight or close to a heating source.
  • When not in use, protect merino wool knits from moths and beetles (Guide down below).

 

Keep moths and beetles away from merino wool knits

MADE FROM PURE MATERIALS: You don’t need to wash Kaino knits before use. The merino wool used in Kaino knits is not made with insecticide or any else surface treatment agent. Therefore You need to storage merino wool knits well.

STORAGE and PROTECTION: If you are not going to use your merino wool knits for a while, store it in an air tight plastic bag or in a closable plastic container.

FREEZING: Before putting to storage, freeze your merino wool knits in a freezer or outside in a winter. Heavy frost and more than 3 hours is needed, best overnight. This protects and kills possible moths and beetles and leaves it fresh for a new use.

 

Care instructions are always sent with the knits. Our warranty doesn’t unfortunately work in a cases when knits are wrongly washed, badly cared or not properly stored.
 

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