How to freshen up your Christmas Stockings

  • Velvet stockings should be professionally dry cleaned and only steamed to get wrinkles out. Do not iron them.
  • Needlepoint can be vacuumed with an upholstery brush. to brighten them up but if they are stained, take them to a dry cleaner.
  • Felt should go to the dry cleaner.
  • Knit should be hand washed just like a sweater. Don't ring them out. Just lay flat to dry.
  • Wool can also be hand washed or sent to the cleaners. Lay these flat to dry.
  • Quilted stockings should be hand-washed in cool water to prevent fading or color bleeding. Rinse well and dry flat. Source: The Spruce