Laundry Symbols Demystified

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Have you ever found yourself standing at your washing machine, squinting at the tag, trying to figure out if your brand new designer sweater can go in the wash? Raise your hand if you’ve ever just crossed your fingers, pushed the start button and hoped for the best. Are you guilty of cursing up a blue streak because you are now the proud owner of a Barbie-sized, adult priced sweater?

Yep, been there, done that.

As if laundry isn’t hard enough without trying to decipher those obnoxiously small symbols. (If you need help with your laundry routine, this post has all the info you need to get a system in place!)

Never fear, we’ve got you covered! Below is a chart that explains what all those tiny squares mean. You can now go forth and wash (or don’t if it’s dry clean only!) with confidence.