Kill pills! How to store and restore winter woollens for seasons to come

From shooing moths away to gentle washing, here’s how to care for the knitwear that kept you warm all winter

If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the past few months shuffling around your home, swathed in various combinations of knitwear. A charcoal turtleneck for video meetings. A big navy cable knit for coffee runs. A red scarf to brighten particularly gloomy mornings.

As the weather turns, it’s a good moment to show your knitwear a little love before putting it away until next year. After all, we tend to keep woollen garments for a long time and through this winter they served in place of the warm hugs we weren’t allowed to get from family and friends.

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