Set machine for extended wash cycle. Fabric should be in dye bath for at least 30 minutes before rinse begins. (You can reset your washing machine before the rinse cycle begins for extended wash cycle.)
Rinse in cold water until water runs clear. Wash deep shades in warm water with mild detergent and rinse thoroughly in cool water.
Dry item in dryer or hang to dry.
Clean washing machine using highest water level with hot water, detergent and 1 cup chlorine bleach using complete wash cycle. Clean lint traps. Plastic or rubber machine parts may be tinted but will not stain laundry.
|Size of Machine Load (Water Level)
||Approx. Dry Weight of Fabric
||RIT Powder Packages
||RIT Liquid Bottles
| (Low) Gloves, lingerie, tights, socks, scarves,
t-shirt, blouse, shirt, vest, pillow cover, placemats, doilies, sheer curtains
|1/4 to 1 lb.
||1/2 to 1
||1/4 to 1/2
| (Medium) Jeans, pants, dress, skirt, uniform, sweatshirt, tablecloth, dust ruffle, canvas tote bag
||1 to 1 1/2 lbs.
||1 to 2
||1/2 to 1
| (Medium) Jogging suit, sweater, robe, denim jacket, curtains/draperies, area rug or bath mat (not rubber-backed), 4 hand towels plus washcloths, sheet plus 2 pillowcases, 1 twin bedspread
||1 1/2 to 3 lbs.
||2 to 3
||1 to 1 1/2
| (High) Bedspread, chair slipcover, 2 double sheets plus 4 pillowcases, throw rug (not rubber-backed), blanket
||3 to 6 lbs.