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« on: September 15, 2008 03:33:31 PM »

my little sister poured a whole bottle of shampoo on my acrylic yarn. if i soack it in water or wash it will it still be ok to knit with?
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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2008 04:50:40 PM »

You should be able to squeeze out most of the shampoo by hand.  After the suds are gone, wrap it in an absorbent towel and step on the towel & yarn to get more water out.  To be safe, put it through the dryer (I don't think I'd risk air-drying because mold might form somewhere).

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