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How to restore a shrunken sweater? We'll show you how to easily get things back on track.
We will explain in detail techniques that do not require any special tools and will not fail!
In ``Linenna's Laundry'', we create a four-panel comic based on episodes related to laundry from everyone.
We will also share with you solutions and improvements.
Even if we sometimes make mistakes that make us want to hold our eyes, let's all laugh and flush them away with the washing water so that we can wash our clothes in a good mood tomorrow.
Emergency rescue! How to restore shrunken knitsOh my god! You did it!
A common mistake is accidentally washing animal fiber clothing such as wool or cashmere with other laundry.
When people who don't usually do housework get too worked up, these unfortunate things tend to happen.
I'm grateful...but I'm grateful.
That's what it feels like.
It's also hard not to get angry when I get angry.
By the way, why does wool or other knitwear shrink when washed normally?
Why do wool and other knits shrink when washed normally?The surface of animal fibers such as wool is scaly and covered with a cuticle, just like human hair.
When we get wet, this cuticle opens to allow moisture to escape.
When friction is applied in this state, the cuticles become intertwined and the fibers become clogged.
Have you ever washed your hair with soap or body wash and it became stiff and greasy? Shrunken knitwear is just like that.
That's not the case with shampoo.
The same goes for wool, so be careful if you don't use a special detergent such as a laundry detergent, as it will be damaged like hair washed with soap.
Also, fabric softener has the same role as hair conditioner, so be sure to use it.
Now, the knit has shrunk.
Before disposing of it, please try the following method to revive it.
How to undo shrunken knitwear
Pour 30℃ hot water into the bucket
dissolve the fabric softenerDissolve fabric softener for delicate clothing such as wool in hot water.
Stretch and loosen the knit in hot water.Gently stretch the shrunken clothing in hot water with fabric softener to reshape it.
Leave it on for 30 minutes.
Dry in the shade on a flat surfaceAfter rinsing and squeezing it out, place it between bath towels to dehydrate.
Do not hang it to dry to prevent it from losing its shape.
When drying flat, place a bath towel underneath to prevent shrinkage during drying.
If you find a shrunken knit, give it a try.
This is the season when knitted clothing will be active.
Please be careful about the washing method.
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