How Much does Cotton Shrink?


How much cotton shrinks will depend on the kind of cotton and whether it has anything else in it. Most of the time it will shrink at least 10 percent.
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1. Put the cotton polo shirt in the washing machine by itself. 2. Turn the heat on the washing machine to the highest setting. The hotter the water, the more the shirt will shrink
1. Put it in a washing-machine. Ad. 2. Set the dial to the hottest possible option. 3. Put in detergent and/or softener. [OPTIONAL] 4. Close the lid. 5. Turn on the washing-machine.
Cotton fibers swell up when wet with water which in effect shortens the length of the fiber. The temperature of the water has no bearing. If the fiber is then dried quickly, the fiber
Agitation is the key -- you want to get those fibres rubbing up together and tangling more closely. Hot water helps make the fibres more flexible so when they do tangle (and shrink
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