Janet m
Hi there,  I would like to know how best to dye a finished garment that is a wool and silk blend.  I do not want it to shrink.  I’m not sure how or when to add the dye or the citric acid.
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Jacquardmod Jacquardmod
HI Janet,

Shrinking is really from fast temp changes.  The best thing to do is put your item in warm water, transfer it to hot tap water and then into the dye bath with the dye already in it.  Then Keep it at that steaming hot temp for 10-15 min and add predissolved citric acid in water.  Then when you are finished dying.  Usually at 30 min-45 min depending on how dark you want it, you remove the garment into that hot tap water again.  Allow that to come to room temp and then rinse in cool water.  

It will not shrink provided you don't shock it with cold-hot or hot-cold transitions
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Janet m
Thank you for the information.  
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