What cause clothes to shrink, washing or drying?
- TigsLv 59 years agoFavorite Answer
Heat in general. I would say drying more so.
- rowlfeLv 79 years ago
Water. It is the absorption and subsequent evaporation of water which causes the fibers to shrink. So, it is BOTH.
- David HLv 49 years ago
drying. if you are worried about shrinkage, just hang them up to dry(inside the house if it is hot outside like it is here)
- Backwoods BarbieLv 79 years ago
Both can cause shrinking.
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