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Old 02-25-2006, 10:20 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Ingrid
It's iffy. I'd watch it as it went through it's cycle and see how much agitation it puts the garment through. If it is really just a swishing back and forth, it might be ok, but I'd be worried about any spin cycle, too. That could really distort your sweater. You can't open a front loader when it's full, usually, so run something through it and see what happens.
That's probably the best advice. However, must say that many years ago I had a cashmere sweater that went thru many washing machine and dryer cycles at the laundromat and survived pretty nicely. We lived in a small mobile home and there simply wasn't space for drying things flat. Eventually, years later, it did shrink some and/or I got heavier,
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