You know it for sure - what is it that the washing symbol means? And what is the iron all about? And shit ... there is also a P. Sometimes...
What's that all about?
At first glance, the washing instructions seem confusing, but if you look a little closer they are actually pretty easy to understand. We have compiled the most common washing symbols below so you do not have to be in doubt anymore.
Remember that it is always a good idea to wash your new clothes before use. Take care of your clothes and enjoy.
The different washing symbols
You find the right washing programme below the washing symbols
and dry gently
No line You may use the "Cotton Programme at maximum centrifugation"
One line Use Synthetic
wash programme (moderate centrifugation)
Use Wool programme (minimal centrifugation)
Do not wash
Do not need more explanation. Dry clean only
The different drying symbols
Many of the items we sell at Byflou do not tolerate drying, but there are, fortunately, many others, and more energy efficient methods to dry clothes. Find the different meanings of the drying symbols below
Can be tumble dried
The dot in the middle indicates the maximum temperature
No dot No temperature limits
One dot Drying at low
temperature (maximum 60 °)
Hang Dry The clothes must be hung
Let the clothes dry in the air and iron as soon as it is dry
The clothes must be on a flat surface during drying
Do not tumble dry This one needs no further explanation
Symbols of cleaning and ironing
Dry cleaning and ironing symbols
With the proper temperature all ironing can achieve a great result. The most common dry cleaning symbol is a P which indicates the use of common solvents
Dry clean only If specialized dry cleaning is required, this is indicated with a letter for the special chemical. You can get help from your local dry cleaning company for more info about this
No cleaning with chemicals Have a chat with your local
dry cleaning boutique about what to do with the item
Two dots You can iron the item with up to 150 degrees