1) Do ensure to place the sock dolls in a zipper laundry bag if you are using a washing machine.
2) Soak the sock dolls in a bucket with laundry detergent (do not use any bleach) for about 2 hours, rub gently on the dirty spots,
Rinse the sock dolls until they are no longer sudsy and the water that runs off them is clean and without bubbles.
Squeeze half dry and place under the sun.
* Do not use a dryer.