Daily care Due to their silky and smooth fibres, sheepskin from Gotland sheep are naturally dirt repelling. Just shake the skin out once in a while, or take it outside to air out
When you receive the skin Shake the skin out , then swipe the skin with your hands, and let your fingers walk through the surface of the skin. It may take a few days before the fur rises again, after having been pressed together during transport.
Cleaning of small spots Clean with a wet cloth (only clean water), and dry before use.
Washing Our skins can be washed in a washing machine at 30° wool wash or wash it by hand. Use only washing detergent for wool or silk. Hang the skin to drip dry over a chair or on the clothesline, stretching and massaging it during drying, so the skin retains shape and flexibility.
Snow cleaning Snow cleaning is the traditional Nordicmethod of cleaning sheepskin, but it should only be done when your are absolutely certain that temperatures will stay below freezing for 4-6 hours.
Place the skin curly side down on fresh pure snow and leave 4 - 6 hours, and let the snowflakes carry dust and particles away.
Shake out and allow to dry off over the clothesline for another couple of hours.