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Laundry Care Symbols Chart

A handy, printable chart of the laundry care symbols on fabric tags and what they mean. Clothes washing symbols and their meanings.


Ever wonder what those cryptic laundry care symbols on the tags of your washable goods mean? Those symbols are care instructions that follow an international standard that was brought about in the 1960s when scientific revolutions in textiles created a never-before seen boom in fashion. With it, came the need for more washing & drying options.

Whether it be machine wash gentle, drip dry in shade, or dry-clean with no heat, our handy chart will help you decipher all the symbols on your care instruction label! It’s beautifully simple.

pdf version for easy printing

Find additional tips on how to care for your bedding here.

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