Have you ever put on a shirt, only to notice that the sleeves are a bit shorter? Unless you’re still in the growing stage, this is a telltale sign that a bit of shrinkage has occurred. Let’s take a closer look at some different types of shrinkage — including relaxation shrinkage, progressive shrinkage and differential shrinkage — and examine why each occurs. We’ll also discuss how, in some cases, changing the way you wash or dry your clothes can make a difference in how much a garment will shrink.
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