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Posted - 06/05/2004 :  2:40:35 PM  Show Profile Send sue4761 a Private Message
What is the best way to care for a cotton sweater that is multi-colored? When I try to soak it in cold water, the colors run into the white sections.

AJ Wisch
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Posted - 06/05/2004 :  3:26:30 PM  Show Profile Send AJ Wisch a Private Message
There is a dye grabber product out that was reviewed on my that you should look for. Several years ago, the same product had showed up in stores and then disappeared a couple of months later. I wrote to the company listed on the box but never received a reply. Sorry for my CRS (can't remember stuff) but I believe it was the same company putting out the product now.
And my point really works fabulously. The dye still runs, of course, but the sheet grabs it out of the water and the dye doesn't bleed onto the white. Hope this helps at least a little.


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Posted - 06/05/2004 :  5:00:30 PM  Show Profile Send achrisvet a Private Message
I've heard that Synthrapol keeps loose dye from attacing to fabric. I've never used it but the owner of one of my LYS recommended it for this use. KnitPicks carries it.


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