Knitted napkins made of fine cotton yarn can become a real decoration of your house, helping to create in it an amazingly cozy and warm atmosphere. However, from time to time such masterpieces of needlework still need to be washed, after which they lose their shape and stretch. To prevent this from happening, the napkins must also be starched, so that they will regain lost stiffness and will delight the eye until a new wash.
If the threads are very thin, then 1 tablespoon of potato starch should be diluted in 1 liter of water, and then rinse the napkin in the resulting mixture. For thicker yarn, it is advisable to prepare a solution at a rate of 1 teaspoon per 1 liter of warm water. After you have dipped the napkin several times in the product, it should be gently squeezed out and then spread out on any flat surface and carefully spread out. In this condition, the napkin should dry completely, after which if necessary, it can be ironed with a warm iron.
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Those who do not want to trouble themselves with the invention of the bicycle, , can resort to the usual sugar , 1 glass of which must be mixed with 0.5 cups of water, and then brought to a boil. In the resulting syrup, until it has not cooled down, it is necessary to lower the napkin for a few seconds, and then gently remove the product and squeeze it. After this simple procedure, the napkin can only be dried on a flat surface.