It's a popular belief that if you've accidentally shrunken a wool sweater in the washing machine, your only option is to toss it. But you can un-shrink the sweater in just a few easy steps. Start by soaking it for 10 minutes in lukewarm water with 1/3 cup of hair conditioner. Drain the sink and gently squeeze -- don't wring -- the sweater to remove excess water. Place the damp sweater on a clean towel and work the sweater back into shape. Roll it up in the towel to absorb more water and let it air-dry.
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