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Old 01-09-2007, 01:17 PM   #1
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Shrinking my hat???
I just made a hat out of Cascade 220 Superwash, but it's just a little big and baggy all around, and a tad too tall (this is due to the fact that I didn't use the recommended yarn or the correct weight of yarn ) Since it's washable wool, is there a way I could wash it and shrink it? I'm still afraid it will felt, even though it's superwash. Thanks! 8)
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Old 01-09-2007, 02:10 PM   #2
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I've heard that Cascade 220 Superwash actually blooms and grows quite a bit when you wash washing it might have the opposite effect.
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