Care Instructions Care Info Lynx Natural Striped Hand Knotted Wool Rug 12" sq. Rug Swatch Rug pad recommended. Professional cleaning recommended. Vacuum regularly. May be used over carpeting with appropriate rug pad. Blot spills immediately with a clean, absorbent white cloth. Rotate rug frequently for even wear. Shedding may occur first 2-3 months. Frequent vacuuming recommended during this period. For the first two to three months, additional vacuuming may be necessary to manage the normal shedding that occurs.