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What are legwarmers?

Legwarmers are like large socks for your legs. They go from your ankles all the way up to your knees or your thighs. They are knitted from wool and help keep your legs warm during the winters. They act the same way as socks except they are thicker and cover more of your legs than socks do but don’t cover your feet.

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In the 1980s David Lee and Trisha Kate opened up a dancewear shop in New York after which legwarmers become a popular clothing item. They were worn by ballet dancers and other dancers to keep their legs warm and to help prevent cramping among injuries. They were worn with leggings, jeans and tights or as part of aerobic wear too.

They have recently become popular again among new parents as they can keep their babies warm while changing their diapers. It isn’t uncommon to see legwarmers being worn by girls, tweens, teens and even adults with various types of outfits. Legwarmers come in all colours and has become somewhat of a fashion statement. Celebrities like Jane Fonda, Cindy Lauper and Madonna made legwarmers a popular clothing which helped with its popularity.

Legwarmers can be paired with knee-high boots for a distinctive look. They can also help improve the grip when worn inside the boots. Matching your legwarmers with the rest of your outfit also makes you look more fashionable.

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Legwarmers while being a fashion accessory will always be an easy way to warm your legs during the winter. The fashion trend might or might not go out of style but legwarmers will still remain a popular item of clothing to ward off the cold.

At Woolmandu, we have a variety of legwarmers in different colours and sizes made of 100% pure wool. Anyone can find a legwarmer for themselves for the winter. Order yours today!

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How to Tie a Woolen Muffler?

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Are you wondering how to wear a winter muffler with style? Mufflers are an essential part of your winter outfit and can make your outfits stand out while keeping you warm. They can upgrade your look just like going from sneakers to heels with a jeans can. Experiment with different styles for your winter mufflers; there are endless variations on how you can tie it when it comes to this versatile accessory.

Easy Ways to Tie Your Woolen Muffler

The Drape:

For the drape style, you don’t tie the muffler at all. For this style, you want your muffler should be plain colour or a simple pattern with a combination of very few hues. This style is also more formal and leans more towards style than comfort. It works best with a short to regular length muffler. Just drape the muffler over your neck, equal lengths on each side, and don’t tie it.

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The Once Around:

As the name implies, with the once around you, tie your muffler once around your neck. It provides a bit more warmth compared to the drape. Just keep one section long and start draping the muffler around your neck, making one end longer than the other. Take the long end of the muffler and bring it around your neck and you’re done – no need to tie a knot.

How to Tie a Woolen Muffler?

The Overhand Knot:

One of the simplest muffler knots you can learn and wear, this knot is effortless to tie, looks clean and functional, and provides good protection to the neck in cool weather. The only complication is you have to determine how low or high to wear it. It usually hangs loosely around the neck than other knots/wraps, so this style is more show than function. First, take the muffler and lay it over your shoulders. Next, take both ends of the muffler, and tie them “over-and-under,” as if you were starting to do up a giant pair of shoelaces. Finally, adjust the front to be a bit smooth and tighten closer to the neck as desired. The overhand muffler is best worn with cooler weather and is ideally worn with medium length scarves.

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The Parisian Knot:

Are you looking to up your muffler game? The Parisian Knot is a practical, classic slick knot that can quickly become your go-to. Also called “slip” or just “simple” style. This is fast and easy to tie and creates a big, warm knot right at the collar of a coat or jacket, making it a good wind-stopper. Fold your muffler in half widthwise, then fold in half again lengthwise. Drape the muffler over your neck, and then bring the loose ends through the hole formed by the folded end to tie the knot. Tighten the muffler around your neck, and you’re ready to go.

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How To Clean a Beanie

How To Clean a Beanie

The first step is to look for a tag with care instructions as with any other knitted item. If your beanie does not require hand washing, you should do it to the best of your knowledge and belief. 

Most beanies are sturdy enough to throw through a washing machine in a delicate cycle – which is fine – but if your hat looks too delicate to be knitted by your grandma, I suggest washing it by hand with cold water and a gentle and safe detergent. Washing with hands is not always gentle, but it is possible, especially if the wool hat is decorated with decorative decorations that can easily be ruined by aggressive, abrasive cleaning. Severe grease stains can be difficult to remove and should be treated by a specialist. 

If you are ready to take on this task, the DIY way is the best way to clean a woolly hat. Depending on what the label says, a few ways to dye a white hat and clean it. The gentle method is a good start when it comes to treating stains and cleaning the hat. 

If your wool hat is lined with fleece, you should turn it over and pay special attention to the fleece lining, where sweat can accumulate. You need a stiff brush to remove the dirt from you and your woolly beanies. As you can see, the dirt can be rubbed out one way or another by the way the hat is made.

To best care for the wool beanies, wash them with cold water and use a mild detergent or baby shampoo. To wash beanies, use low-temperature water and a mild detergent in a gentle, sensitive machine cycle. 

Since acrylic caps are sensitive, they can be washed by hand in lukewarm water with a mild detergent. Sewn and fastened, they have an elegant look and high durability. Caps should be dried flat and not hung on a cord to reduce stretching and pulling. 

Remove the cap with soapy water and rinse with cold water to remove any detergent residues. Place the wool felt hat in a garment bag and place it in the washing machine to protect the hat from machine disturbance. The use of cold water instead of hot water to wash the cap causes the paint to run off. 

Put on the pompom, turn the hat in your hand, wash with cold water and use a mild wool detergent (W & E recommends leaving the hat flat in the air to dry). Laying a layer of merino wool fibers reduces their ability to regulate temperature. 

How you wash your knitted hat depends on the fiber construction and yarn content. Cotton, linen, ramie and yarn can be washed cold or hot gently in a washing machine. Regular wool should be washed by hand in cold water until the fibers feel dull and shrink. 

The above-described handwashing method is intended for soft beanies, berets, golf beanies with snap brims, and fabrics that are not straw or sun beanies. Synthetic fibers such as polyester, wool blends, and cotton blends can be machine washed. If your winter hat is machine washable, you will find the washing instructions on the label. 

To clean the fur on a felt hat or wool hat, brush from top to bottom counter-clockwise with a soft, bristly brush. You may need a soft bristle brush or, in more extreme cases, a steam or powder cleaner. 

Put your hat on its tip by hanging it on a pin or hat hook to keep its shape. Knitted and cane beanies are some of the best ways to keep your head warm and stylish in winter. As they are worn on the scalp and face, frequent washing is essential to make them look and smell fresh. 

When learning to wash wool, it is best to think about the individual components of the hat and learn how to care for the individual caps. Since wool is not knitted (it is the end material initially), wool beanies have their cleaning considerations compared to acrylic fabrics. 

Learning how to clean a cap or hat is the best way to promote the item’s longevity. Cleaning your wool felt hat is a relatively simple task, provided you have the know-how and the suitable materials. 

Although beanies come in various styles and sewing materials, woolen beanies have several specific maintenance requirements. Several focal points must be observed when cleaning a woolen hat: fabric, thickness, and color. 

Although there is growing concern about carcinogens, dyes, and synthetic chemicals, proper cleaning of a woolly hat will result in a long-lasting hat and promote health and safety at home. Good health care and the maintenance of good hat care is what you want for long life. Now that you know how to clean woolly beanies, you will undoubtedly enjoy them for many years to come. 

Keep your noggin warm in the middle of winter with a hat or a pure wool hat. Wool is an insulating fiber that warms better than synthetic fabrics such as acrylic. 

You can develop a musty smell and become wrinkled, and the same goes for your hat. If you have a favorite wool hat, you wear day in and day out in winter, you should wash it regularly. If the hat or hat lies flat, move or flip it to lie flat while it dries.