How do You Shrink Wool in the Dryer?


If you would like to shrink wool in a dryer, you will first need to place the wet wool in the dryer and turn the heat on high. You will then want to over dry the sweater so that it shrinks.
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You don't need to do anything special to shrink wool in the dryer as it will naturally happen. The higher the heat in the dryer, the more your wool will shrink.
Q&A Related to "How do You Shrink Wool in the Dryer?"
Wool actually doesn't shrink per se - it felts. This felting usually occurs in the presence of heat, hot water and agitation - the conditions that exist in an operating clothes dryer
Shrinking wool happens very slowly. It takes at least 2 or 3 times
It normally shrinks a dress size but if washed properly or hand washed it stays the same. Another trick is to put vaseline (or a grease of some sort) on the stitching and then wash
This hack works but it takes finesse. If you shrink your sweater too small, please don't blame me! You can wash the sweater and then put it in a dryer on low heat to shrink it - but
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