How to Wash an LL Bean Backpack

LL Bean is known for its craftsmanship and variety of goods; the company carries items ranging from children's clothing to adult outerwear. An LL Bean backpack is used by children to carry their books, and by hikers to carry gear on a long trek. The backpack will usually become soiled and require a good washing.

Step 1

Remove all of the backpack's contents. Unzip any side pockets and remove their contents.

Step 2

Flip the backpack over a garbage can. Shake any debris or food particles out of the bottom of the backpack.

Step 3

Fill a small bowl with 2 cups of warm water and 1 tbsp. of liquid dish soap.

Step 4

Soak a household sponge in the mixture. Wipe any noticeable stains off the interior and exterior of the pack.

Step 5

Dip an unwanted toothbrush into the soapy water, and scrub any difficult stains.

Step 6

Wipe down the entire interior and exterior of the LL Bean backpack with a damp cloth. This removes any remaining soapy residue.

Step 7

Hang the backpack on a drying rack or outdoor clothes line.