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What Causes Cotton to Shrink?

What Causes Cotton to Shrink?

The reason natural fibers like cotton shrink is because the fibers want to return to their natural state. During the fabric-making process tension causes the fibers to stretch out beyond their natural length. Then, when warmed by warm water or a hot dryer during the drying process, they try to return to their original state and cause your clothes to shrink. 

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