How to Remove Gum From Wool Pants?

Answer Here's one way to ruin the joy of a new pair of pants: you discover that the park bench on which you sat to eat your lunch had a large wad of gum stuck to it, and now the gum is stuck to your new w... Read More »

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Can I wash wool pants?

Many wool pants are labeled as dry-clean only because washing wool in water tends to cause the fabric to shrink. Garments made from 50% or less of wool are probably safe to wash in water. Use a ... Read More »

How long should the hem be on men's wool pants?

The hem on men's wool pants should be 1 1/2 to 2 inches deep, not including an additional 1/4 inch extra for the seam allowance to be folded into the seam for a finished inside edge.Source:SEW-luti... Read More »

Can you wash wool pants with detergent?

Most wool pants are dry-clean only, especially ones that are 100% wool. Using detergent on pants that are less than 50% wool are less likely to shrink. Use a wool specific detergent, hand wash cold... Read More »

Can you wash military surplus wool pants?

You can wash military surplus wool pants at home by washing them by hand or in the washing machine. Use a gentle detergent like Woolite; fill the sink or the washer with cool water. Submerge the pa... Read More »