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widowwadman
« on: October 10, 2009 11:15:40 AM »

I've got a gorgeous cardi which my bloke's granny knit for me. It's off-white and I stupidly stained it with oil from a bicycle chain. Really can't get the stain out, and would prefer it in a darker colour anyway, but have no idea how to go about it as all the clothes-dye available at my chemist says it's only for synthetics.

Can you help?
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2009 03:48:16 PM »

It's pretty easy to dye wool.  Do you know if it's 100% wool or is it a blend??
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2009 01:30:13 PM »

I think it's a blend. But there's definitely a lot of wool in it. Should have kept the label which came with the yarn, shouldn't I?
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