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why do my t-shirts shrink? is it the washing or the drying?
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why do my t-shirts shrink? is it the washing or the drying?

is there a way to reshape them, or just throw them away and get more?

they go wide and short
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>>1022620
heat shrinks cotton and some other fabrics

wash them in cold water, then hang them up to dry, or dry in dryer until still damp and hang up to finish drying. You could try to reshape and stretch them with a steam iron, but you won't the original shape.
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>>1022620
It's the drying, but the real reason is cheap manufacturing. The knit fabric is stretched lengthwise when it is produced on the rollers, and unless the maker preshrinks the fabric before cutting and sewing, it will always shrink lengthwise and get wider. The only remedy is spend more money and go with name brands.
Duluth Trading, for example.
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>>1022678
cheers
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