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Fold your hammock in half and securely tie the hammock together just below the hanging rings. Tie your hammock again at the opposite end and in the middle. Put your tied up hammock in a pillow case and tie the end of the pillow case closed. Machine wash with a mild laundry detergent (no bleach). After the rinse cylcle remove and untie your hammock. Spread it out flat and allow to dry, preferably in the sun for a faster process.