Cotton is one of the most commonly used fabrics in the world and has been used for thousands of years. It is cool, soft, comfortable and ‘breathes’ well. Cotton is easy to clean and maintain and is one of the most affordable fibres available. Chances are the majority of the t-shirts in your closet are stamped “100% Cotton.”
Cotton is durable and versatile which is why it’s been a prime choice for many garments and textiles including t-shirts, socks, underwear, towels and bedding. Here are some tips for caring for your cotton clothing and items:
Cotton is often blended with other fibres, so make sure you check the label before washing to check for any special instructions.