How to Unshrink Shrunken Clothes

There is no guarantee to be able to unshrink cloth that have already been shrunk. Here are some suggestions that may work.

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Unshrink Shrunken Clothes

Step 1

Some types of clothing are easier to unshrink than others.

Step 2

Wool is easier than most items to unshrink:

Step 3

Put the wool garment into a sink filled with warm water.

Step 4

Keep the wool in the sink for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Take the garment out of the water and squeeze out all the extra water.

Step 6

Dry the garment on a towel.

Step 7

Stretch and pull the garment back to it original size and shape.

Step 8

Here is another way to unshrink some kinds of cloths:

Step 9

Put 2-3 tablespoons of hair conditioner into a bucket or sink containing room temperature water.

Step 10

Soak for 5 minutes.

Step 11

Lay the garment on a dry towel, now try to carefully stretch the fibers and reshape the garment before it dries.

Step 12

Another technique:

Step 13

Dissolve an ounce of borax into a few tablespoons of hot water.

Step 14

Pour the solution into a sink or bucket full of warm water.

Step 15

Soak the garment in the borax/water solution for a minute while trying to reshape it.

Step 16

Rinse the garment in another bucket or sink filled with warm water and two tablespoons of vinegar.