Crayon yarn

Any idea how to get this off without fuzzing up the yarn? I showed my toddler the “baby” I’m making as a Christmas gift and she proceeded to put crayon on it :sob::sob:


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In order to give exact directions;
Type of yarn?
Type of crayon?

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It’s acrylic, the crayon is just a regular old crayola. My bad I should have included that in the post :sweat_smile:

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Stack 2 or 3 paper towels to create a soft blotting square
Place towels on spot
Apply a hot iron to the towels
Move to clean spot frequently as the towels absorb the wax
Once it appears that the stain is gone or the heat has removed as much as it will,
Use a small sponge (like a make up sponge) soaked with soapy water
Place sponge on spot and blot hard, but do not rub in any way
That should remove it all

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That’s really good to know!

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Thank you so much! I never would have thought of that, makes perfect sense thinking about it.

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Doesn’t acrylic yarn melt with heat? Or are the towels enough like protection?

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There should be settings for acrylic on the iron
The biggest threat to ironing acrylic is that you “kill” the yarn
Heat will soften the fibers and they will return to the silken state they have when formed, this creates a very silky fiber.
Doll wigs are made by using a flat iron to achieve a hair-like texture and flat irons are very hot

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Ohh thank you :purple_heart: I didn’t know that

I don’t really use an iron so I didn’t know about settings for acrylic and such, but it’s nice to learn

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oh uh, idk, but good luck getting it out!

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