Soaking a Knitted Shirt
Q: I have a knitted shirt that has some stains, how long should I let it soak with out damage?
A: Here’s a quick guide to help:
A pre-soak with Clorox® Regular-Bleach: Use 1/4 cup bleach per gallon of water; fully submerge for 5 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. (Note: never use Clorox® Regular-Bleach full strength—it should always be diluted first).
Pre-Treat with Clorox® Bleach Pen Gel: apply the gel directly to stains on white bleachable items, and then wash immediately with detergent + ¾ cup bleach.
Pre-Treat with Clorox2® Stain Remover and Color Booster (for non-bleachable items): apply a little of the liquid directly to the stain and wait 3-5 minutes before washing.
Pre-Soak with Clorox2®: use either 1 scoop or 1 cap added per 2 gallons of warm water. Submerge colored items for up to 1 hour, and white items for up to 8 hours.
As a general rule, the sooner you wash something, the easier it will be to get the stain out!