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    How to wash fleece

    I have a few fleece sweaters and I've heard that they don't wash very well. What is the best technique to wash fleece?
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    This is what works for me:

    • When machine washing fleece, turn the article inside out. This will prevent piling. Use a delicate cycle with warm wash and cold rinse. Wash a small load with just other fleece items.
    • When hand washing fleece, use Dr. Bronner's peppermint soap. Lukewarm water, and rinse well. Do not wring dry, let it drip dry.


    I have no idea if you are supposed to do it this way, but it works for me.

    Sometimes I will even bring a small bucket into the shower with me so that I can hand wash shorts and jerseys while I shower afer a ride. This saves much time and keeps laundry from piling up.

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    I don't have any fleece sweaters but have a fleece jersey and light-weight fleece outerwear.

    I wash them in cold water with regular detergent.
    You should turn them inside out and if they are "delicate" wash them in a mesh garment bag.


    I dry in the dryer with the temperature set to low heat or delicate. If you're not sure about drying lay it on a towel on a flat surface to dry.

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