Acrylic can be machine-washed and dried. Hand-washing, however, is best for delicate acrylic sweaters and scarves.
Step 1: Prepare the water
Fill a sink with lukewarm water and submerge the acrylic item.
Step 2: Add the soap
Add a cap of wool-wash or other mild detergent to the warm water.
Step 3: Wash the item
Lightly scrub the soap into the item by hand, and work the acrylic fabric through the soapy water.
Step 4: Rinse the soap out
Rinse the acrylic item with cold water to get rid of the soap. Gently squeeze the fabric, then line dry or spread it flat to air dry.Learn more about Sewing