In fact, you can wash your yukata at home! Since it is worn directly against the bare skin, it is contaminated with sweat and sebum.
If you want to wear it crisply next year, wash it by hand and glue it on.
(Depending on the yukata, the color may fade, so be sure to check the tag before washing.
I will tell you how to wash your yukata.
preparation●Fold into 1/3 to 1/4 size before washing.
To prevent the yukata from losing its shape, fold the entire yukata to 1/3 to 1/4 length before washing.
wash-Some colors may fade, so please wash with water first.
After that, soak it in a neutral detergent solution and wash it carefully.
Some colors may fade, so please wash them separately.
(Please note that some types of yukata may fade dramatically.
) ●Rinse thoroughly while running water Rinse thoroughly while running water until the detergent no longer produces bubbles.
The key here is to press while flowing.
Glue●Dissolve the glue agent well in water.
Be careful, if it doesn't melt well, the finish will be uneven! ●Please use a bucket or pail that is large enough to fit one yukata in order to apply the glue evenly.
●Fold the yukata and put it in, press it from above and glue it.
Turn it over halfway through to coat it evenly.
Place the folded yukata on the wall of the dehydration tank and let it dehydrate for 20 seconds.
dry● Hang it on a hanger to smooth out the wrinkles, adjust its shape, and dry it in the shade.
Put it awayOnce the yukata has been ironed, wrap it in a soft cloth like a bath towel.
I would like to learn how to wash a yukata and go to a summer festival wearing it again next year.