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Long Winter Soap CO.

Merino Sweater Soap by Long Winter Soap Co.

Merino Sweater Soap by Long Winter Soap Co.

Regular price $ 10.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 10.00 USD
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Long Winter Sweater Soap is made using the same old fashioned method as their people soap, but formulated to clean and refresh your knits with lots of coconut oil and lanolin. This formula is palm-free and packaged without any plastic whatsoever. It's also gentle on your skin, so it can pull double duty in a pinch!

Scent: Unscented
About 5-6oz per bar.

Superfatted to 5%, tested on friends (and their sweaters), not animals. Each bar comes in its own little muslin bag and wrapped in recycled brown paper printed with title and ingredients.
Ingredients: Water; Lye; Coconut, Rapeseed, and Olive Oils; Lanolin; 

To use solid sweater soap, all you have to do is get a sink full of water cloudy with soap before adding your garment, either by letting the water run over the bar or by washing your hands into the soaking water. Remove the soap, let your garment get all happy and relaxed for about half an hour with occasional gentle agitation, rinse, and block as usual. 

Never scrub your knitwear directly, and if you're concerned about colors bleeding, soak those swatches before committing to a whole project!

Shipping & Returns

You order will ship in 2-3 business days of your purchase date. You will be notified via email when your order has shipped, tracking information will be provided when applicable.

Shipping times vary depending on your shipping method and location.

We ship using the US Postal Service. Shipping rates including shipping and handling costs.

US orders over $150 ship free, no code needed, choose the option at checkout.

If there is a problem with your order or you would like to make a return or an exchange please email and include your name and order number.

Care Instructions

The best thing to do is hand wash you garment (and any other wool garments) in the sink using warm water (not at all hot) and a small amount of gentle soap, we recommend Long Winter Soap Co. Sweater Soap, available in the Mercantile Section on this site.

Gently spot clean stains and extra grimy spots with your hands being careful not to wring or pull, as that will stretch your garment. Rinse clean using cold water, this will get all the soap out.

Now take your garment and place it in your washer machine and spin out the extra water. If you don't have a washer at home lay your garment out on a couple of towels and roll it up to get out the extra water.

Finally, block your garment into its original shape and allow to air dry flat on a clean towel. In the sun or by a wood stove will speed up the process.

Remember to flip it over so the backside dries as well.

This process will keep your knits looking good and lasting for a long time!

NOTE: This is the same process I use for cleaning my superwash yarn. Although it is technically machine washable, I find that my knits last much longer when they are handled with the most care.

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Uniquely Hand Dyed Yarns

This fiber was handdyed by Rachel Jones of ontheround using professional quality acid dyes.

All ontheround yarn is dyed in small batches and no skein will be 100% the same- that's what makes working with hand dyed yarn so fun! Yarn for larger orders will be from the same dye lot.

We do our very best to accurately photograph our yarns but please note that not all monitors are the same.

ontheround yarn is made with love in a smoke free, pet free studio in Rockland, Maine.

  • Free US Shipping

    Free shipping to US customers on orders over $150. No code needed the option will be available to you at checkout when your order is above $150 (tax not included).

  • Hassle-Free Exchanges

    We are happy to accept exchanges and returns. We accept yarns that are still in skein form and remain free from oders. If you need to make an exchange or return please email and include your name and order number.