10/29/2012 08:37 am ET Updated Oct 29, 2012

How To Dry A Sweater With A Salad Spinner

With the weather getting cooler, we’ll be wearing our favorite sweaters more and more. Unfortunately, many a cardigan have been ruined due to shrinkage because of the dryer. Luckily, there’s a way to keep your garments fresh and clean without destroying them. Our friends at Real Simple found an easy way to dry a sweater.

After you’ve hand-washed your knit top, simply place it in a salad spinner to drain the excess water. You can then hang it to air dry.

This is a simple way to make sure your delicates dry fast and maintain their beautiful shape.

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