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I have shrunk my wool jumper - is it salvageable?

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HappyAsEyeAm Sun 09-Feb-14 14:09:17

My lovely phase eight very thick wool jumper is 65% wool, 5% cashmere and 30% polyamide.

I washed it on a 40 degrees cotton wash and it has boiled and thickened and shrunk a lot.

Is it past the point of no return? sad

JuliaScurr Sun 09-Feb-14 14:12:34

no promises, but try soaking it in very strong fabric conditioner solution, then stretching it while still wet. It has worked for me sometimes
good luck

starfishmummy Sun 09-Feb-14 15:26:14

Give it to someone small.

HappyAsEyeAm Sun 09-Feb-14 15:40:58

It was a size 8 when it started out, so Im not sure who I could offer it to! I will try the fabric softener thing. I cant wear it as it is, so its worth a shot smile

JT05 Sun 09-Feb-14 15:52:39

Turn it into a cosy cushion. X

poopooheadwillyfatface Sun 09-Feb-14 16:51:59

sorry it's turned into felt.

it's a one way process I'm afraidsad

HappyAsEyeAm Mon 10-Feb-14 08:45:20

Oh well. I'm gutted, as it was super warm and I wore it a lot as I could dress it up or down. Lesson learned!

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