Shrunken Sweater? This Home Hack Shows You How To Restore it to it’s Original Size

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We’ve all been there: You wash your awesome new sweater just a little too hot and in return you get to fetch a doll-sized version from your washing machine.

But before you throw away your mini sweater, you might want to read up on this awesome home hack. In 5 easy steps it explains how you can get your shrunken sweater back to it’s original size…

Sounds too good to be true? Well, try it for yourself!

STEP 1.
Fill two basins with warm water, and add a cup of baby shampoo to one of them.

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STEP 2.
Fold the sweater and gently place it on top of the shampoo-mix water. Let it sink on its own, approx. 15 min.

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STEP 3.
Gently transfer the sweater to the clean water basin — don’t wring it out! — and help ease the sweater until it is submerged in the water.

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STEP 4.
Gently transfer the sweater to a towel (again, no wringing), unfold it and roll it up in the towel to remove excess water.

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STEP 5.
Unroll the towel, then stretch the sweater to the size you want it. Let it dry on its own and wait for the magic to happen.

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I tried this myself and it really works! Now if only I learned about this hack earlier it would have prevented a lot of screaming…

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