Inspect the cotton sweater for the stain after it has finished the wash cycle and before you place it in the dryer. Glad you got out unscathed.
You can also grate the bar soap and apply the resulting powder pieces onto the stain after wetting.
How to get a stain out of a knit sweater. All the stains are gone and i m a firm believer that the peroxide will get out any blood stain. October 12 2012 at 11 54 pm. Yes peroxide will get out most any blood stain but it will also bleach some types of fabric.
Turn dark fade prone clothes such as jeans inside out as abrasion from rubbing against other clothes can cause fibers to fray making clothes look faded. Flush with water apply white vinegar and tamp. Try using lighter fluid or mineral turpentine if the dry cleaning fluid fails.
If the stain persists apply a drop or two of ammonia to wet area. Butter cooking oil grease shoe polish furniture polish and oil. Pour a few drips of hydrogen peroxide on the stain if it is still visible and watch to see if it bubbles up showing that it is acting chemically on the stain.
Dilute the stain with cold running water and apply an enzymatic laundry detergent directly to the stain making sure you completely cover the stain and allow it to sit for 20 minutes. Dip a clean white cloth sponge or soft bristle brush in the. Karen i m so glad that the blood came out of your mom s skirt.
Leverette recommends blotting the stain and mixing a solution of two teaspoons of dishwashing detergent in two cups of warm water. Dampen with water or ammonia for extra grease removal then rub the bar onto the stain until sufficient soap has transferred to foam up amply. Turn delicate items sweaters and cotton t shirts inside out to prevent pilling.
Step 3 hand wash the wool sweater in a clean bathroom or kitchen sink. Apply a heavy duty stain remover or detergent to a stain from a dye such as ink powdered drink mix mustard and grass and allow the sweater to soak for a half hour. Let stand several minutes and flush again.
Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water. If using colored detergent be sure to dilute it or the detergent may stain the clothing. Place delicate items like lingerie and fine knitwear in zippered mesh bags.
To take the flush out of red wine spray dish soap solution on the stain then tamp with a soft bristled brush. If the stain remains apply hydrogen peroxide and let stand. Brush the stain off with a cloth soaked in dry cleaner fluid if any of these substances stain the wool sweater.
Rinse out the stain remover or detergent in cold water. Soak the sweater in a mixture of 4 cups cold water and 1 cup fabric safe bleach.