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Dyeing A Yellow Stained Silk Shawl

Hi, I have a cream colored shawl that is 70% cashmere pashmina and 30% silk with a fringe that a believe is silk. It has yellowed so I would like to dye it. Dry cleaners do not seem to dye clothing as they once did. Could I dye this myself or do you have any suggestions? Thanks, Bonnie

Bonnie,
You can try it, I have no idea how it will come out. The process involves hot water and some agitation. 1. Use the acid dyes available at www.dharmatrading.com. The only other chemical you need is white vinegar. Read the instructions for the acid dyes carefully. 2. You can either do it in the washer or on top of the stove in a big pot and stir slowly. The washer will agitate the fabric more. Cool and warm slowly, else you will have felting. Good luck!
Jennifer

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