By Alexa Erickson
From expensive fabrics to meaningful gifts, clothes deserve to be taken care of. Unfortunately, not all items can handle the washing machine and dryer. Whether you forgot to read the tag, or someone else in the family was on laundry duty and didn’t know what to hang dry, clothing mishaps happen. More specifically, your favorite sweater comes out shrunken to two sizes smaller, or your jeans no longer button—even though they fit you a few days ago.
Luckily, some laundry mistakes are reversible, and we’re here to show you how to flip your favorite garments back to their original state. Read on to find out why clothes shrink and how to unshrink them.