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Why wash by hand?


Although many of the fibers used in Shibui Knits yarns are commonly thought of as machine washable, we recommend that you hand wash your projects to ensure the longevity of your finished garment, as well as enhance its appearance.

Rain – mercerized cotton

Hand washed, Dried flat

machine washed, Dried flat

Machine washed & dried

Reed – Linen

Hand Washed, Dried Flat

Machine Washed, Dried Flat

Machine Washed & Dried