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 Announcing LoveCrafts! Can you send me a shade card for this yarn? Can you wind my yarn for me? The yarn I need is out of stock Can you match my dye lot? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.