What Do the Wash Instructions Symbols Mean?
You've purchased some new clothes, worn them a little, and now it's time to put them in the washer/dryer for the first time. But when you check the label, what's staring back at you are a bunch of undecipherable symbols.
Figuring out what those washing instruction symbols mean can be super frustrating. What the heck does one dot inside of a glass of water mean? What about a triangle that's been crossed out? Or a square with a circle inside? What do TWO dots inside of a glass of water mean? What symbol keeps me from going insane?
Take a deep breath, and consult this laundry symbol guide. It'll walk you through virtually every one of the wash instruction symbols you'll encounter.