Drying plush and fluffy blankets can be a challenge because the fabric is so delicate and soft. Blankets are often heavy and difficult to dry, especially if they are made of plush fabrics such as cashmere or mohair.
Drying wet plush and fluffy blankets is a tricky process. You can’t just put it in the dryer as it will shrink and get ruined. There are many ways to dry wet plush blankets, but it is important to know what drying method will work best for your specific needs.
- The traditional way of drying a wet plush blanket is by laying it flat on the floor and letting the air circulate around it. This will take up more time than other methods, but you are less likely to damage your blanket in the process.
2. A clothes line, or clothes drying rack, is the perfect way to dry your blanket. The clothes line can be used indoors or outdoors and doesn’t need electricity to operate.
All you need is some time and a place to hang it up. You can dry your blanket indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather.
If you are drying your blanket indoors, make sure that the room where you are hanging it up is well ventilated. You can also use a fan to help with air circulation. If you are drying your blanket outdoors, make sure that the sun isn’t too hot and that it’s wind-free! Dry outside in the shade when possible to avoid direct sunlight which can cause fading and color loss. For best results, turn your plush blanket over every few hours so that both sides can dry evenly.
3. If you’re looking for a more permanent solution, then a drying rack might be the right choice for your needs.
Other ways to dry plush and fluffy blankets.
4. You can also use an electric fan to dry your blankets faster. The electric fan will push air over the surface of the blanket and speed up the drying process significantly. However, this method may cause some damage depending on how powerful your fan is.
5. Another way is to dry your plush blanket in the dryer. This will ensure that all your soft and fluffy stuffing comes out easily and quickly. You may utilize a low-heat setting on your clothes dryer. Keep the dryer setting at a low or medium level. The blanket will shrink if exposed to too much heat.
When drying clothes, be sure to use the tumble setting on the dryer. Slower than either hand or machine washing, this approach requires more time and effort to complete. Dryer-safe materials include cotton and synthetics.
a) Place the blanket in the dryer to dry. Loosely insert it. The blanket should not clump together’
Thick blankets may be washed in the washing machine and dried to a high degree of cleanliness. If you’re using a dryer, set it on low heat. There should be no more than a few seconds of drying time for delicate sheets in the dryer. Set the timer on the dryer accordingly. A delicate blanket may take a long time to dry in the tumble dryer. Continue to dry the blanket by resetting the dryer and then repeating the process.
b) Hang the blanket to dry once you remove it. remove it still moist. Once you’ve smoothed it, or drape it over a flat surface. Allow for thorough drying.
6. If you do not have a dryer, then you can use a hair dryer on cool or medium heat settings.
NOTE: Always follow the instructions on the label that came with your plush and fluffy blanket. If it not machine washable, don’t use the washing machine or dryer otherwise your beautiful blanket could be damaged.
Author: Saleh Ibrahim