Tag Archives: washing

Wool Blend Woven Wrap Washing Instructions: Easy Steps to Avoid Felting

Most wraps can be washed following our general washing instructions, but wool wraps need a little extra consideration to avoid felting. Felting is a term that describes a physical change in wool, where the fibres shrink and lock together. This alters the look and feel of the cloth, and changes the wrapping properties, sometimes to […]

Woven Wrap Washing Instructions: Plant Fibre Blend Wraps Including All Cotton, Hemp, Linen and Viscose

These are the washing instructions for all of our wraps that don’t have a high percentage of wool in their weft. Some wraps that only have a very small amount of wool in them (usually less than 10%) can also be washed using these instructions, as can any accessories made from wrap fabric. The specific […]

Who’s afraid of the big bad wool? A guide to machine washing 25% merino wool wraps

**Please note that this article is specifically about washing our 25% merino, 75% cotton blend wraps and that we at Firespiral recommend that you follow the washing instructions on the care label of your wrap**

Loomstate Wraps: What a difference a wash makes!

‘Loomstate’ describes cloth that has come off the loom having been woven, but still requires ‘finishing’ to complete the process. Until the cloth has been ‘finished’ it will still retain some of the tension that it was under during the weaving process, and the cloth won’t feel or behave the way it was intended to.

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