- Regenerated Wool
A common misconception about regenerated and recycled materials is that they are inferior to virgin material. The recycled wool used by House of Dagmar comes from GRS-certified yarn mills. The GRS certificate (Global Recycle Standard) ensures that the recycled material's stated content is genuine and that the supplier fulfils other important environmental and social criteria. In order to guarantee the best wool products, House of Dagmar mixes shorter regenerated wool fibres with longer virgin wool fibres to secure that the quality and longevity are never compromised.
To make the recycled wool fibre, used garments and rags are collected, sorted by colour, and shredded into fibres for spinning. The manufacturing process of regenerated wool uses fewer chemicals, dyeing agents, and water by reusing these already produced wool garments. This makes regenerated wool a GOOD CHOICE material that is durable without compromising environmental resources.
House of Dagmar only uses regenerated wool from GRS-certified yarn mills to ensure that the content is genuine and that the supplier fulfils essential environmental and social criteria.
Due to the wool fibre's wax like coating and naturally dirt-repellent qualities, airing out the garment regularly and using a cloth to remove minor stains is often sufficient for maintenance. When you need to wash the garment – let it soak in cool water with a mild detergent or baby shampoo for a couple of minutes, and gently agitate while washing. Rinse with cool water and lightly squeeze or roll the wet garment with a towel to remove excess water. Lay flat on a dry towel. Avoid direct heat and sunlight. Always follow the specific instructions on the garment's care label.
Pilling occurs when shorter wool fibres find their way to the fabric's surface when the garment is worn and rubbed against itself or other clothes. We recommend removing the pilling after washing with a clothing brush or a sweater stone. The pilling will decrease over time.
Store wool garments folded, laying flat. Do not store the garment on a hanger, as it tends to stretch or form to the shape of the hanger.