Asked in Household Hints
Why do t-shirts shrink in length and broaden in width?
Because the shirt is dumped into the wash horizontally..causing the shirt to expand from the sides and shrink vertically. ...
Asked in Polyester
what is the minimal amount of cotton in a shirt for it to not shrink?
A 50/50 cotton and polyester blend gives the shirt many of the good qualities of cotton, but it won't shrink. Cotton will always shrink if it is completely or mostly cotton. ...
Should you buy a shirt that is one size larger because it is 100 percent cotton?
No. A 100 % cotton shirt will not shrink when you wash it.
Asked in Laundry
How do you shrink a shirt a size smaller?
It just depends on how much cotton is in this shirt. If you want to shrink it, put it in the dryer for like 20 minutes and it might help a little bit. I also heard use a spray bottle and make the shirt damp and then put it in the dryer for 15 minutes. This only works with 100-50 percent cotton shirts ...
Asked in Cleaning, Household Hints
How much does 100 percent cotton shrink in the wash?
A 100 % cotton shirt will usually shrink one whole size in the wash. Therefore, if you normally wear a Large, buy an Extra Large. ...