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Old 06-09-2014, 05:25 PM   #1
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I goofed and I need help. I made a baby's dress with wool cotton yarn. The pattern did not say to block. I hand washed the dress, laid it flat to dry, and it stretched so that it is now too big for my granddaughter. Is there any way I can bring it back to it's original size?
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Old 06-09-2014, 05:54 PM   #2
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What does the yarn ball band recommend for washing and drying. That's your best bet.
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:04 PM   #3
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machine wash, but I hand washed, and lay flat to dry; which I did
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Old 06-09-2014, 06:24 PM   #4
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Does it say machine dry? If the fiber is washable then that might be the best way. I'd wash and dry a swatch first to see how it comes out.
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Old 06-09-2014, 07:54 PM   #5
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What yarn did you use? Brand, etc.
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