How to Clean Tweed
Find out how to make the most of your Harris Tweed and how to clean tweed.
Harris Tweed is hand woven cloth made from pure virgin wool. Virgin wool is wool that’s never been used before. This type of wool is of higher quality that recycled wool and is stronger.
Benefits of Harris Tweed
Harris Tweed is strong, high quality, water repellent and durable! This means that when you invest in a Harris Tweed product, you can be confident that it will last.
Is Harris Tweed Waterproof?
Harris Tweed is naturally water repellent and hard-wearing – however it is not fully waterproof.
There are products available that can safely be used on our Harris Tweed products to make them waterproof – if you so wished.
Please ensure that you read the instructions carefully to ensure you are using a product suitable for Harris Tweed.
How to clean tweed
The virgin wool used for Harris Tweed naturally repels stains, odours and creases.
However, if you do end up with a stain on your Harris Tweed, avoid harsh chemicals and cleaners – and don’t rub too hard.
Using soapy water, use a sponge or cloth to very gently rub the stain. Let the item dry flat, away from direct sunlight.
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