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Old 12-08-2012, 03:25 AM   #9
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Make a good sized gauge swatch (at least 4x4 inches), measure it, then wash it how you'll be washing the garment and then remeasure. That should give you an idea how the fabric will look, how it handles washing, and if it stretches or shrinks. Some wools do stretch when washed and blocked. There is still no guarantee it'll all work out, but it's a start.

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