What do the care instruction symbols mean? Edward Griffith (CEO) July 24, 2018 11:56 Updated Follow It's very important to pay attention to the care instructions on your yarn labels to avoid shrinking, felting or melting of fibres. The common care instruction labels are: Related articles Can I buy your organza gift bags separately? Is your yarn ethically sourced? What is a downloadable PDF pattern? Can you print my PDF pattern for me? Why do yarn shades get discontinued? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.