The llama fiber is a self-cleaning fiber, which requires less washing than other materials. Simply airing your garment after use will save resources and is often enough for a fresh start.
However if washing is needed a high quality wool soap is key for maintaining the characteristics and flexibility of the natural fiber. It is also important to keep the temperature of the water even throughout the washing to avoid stressing the fiber. Washing instructions:
For style Maeve we recommend hand wash, 30 degrees, using high quality wool soap. Let the garment soak in water for 10-15 min. Rinse in 30 degree water. Avoid twisting, pressing or squeezing the water out and let the garment dry flat. Steam on medium temperature for a nice finish.
If you have a very gentle washing machine it is possible to wash your Aiayu garment in the machine on a wool program 30 degrees, low cycle. However washing in the machine is at ones own risk, as we cannot guarantee the individual program settings on washing machines.