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I think I had read on here a while back that, if you throw a dry bath towel in the dryer with your dipes, they'll dry faster. Is this true? Do any of you mamas do this? The reason I ask is that my dipes haven't been drying in one dryer cycle, so I just hang them on a drying rack overnight, but some of them take over a day to dry. I'm just looking for an alternative. I live in an apartment, so I can't line dry outside. TIA!
 

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Never tried it... but hopefully somebody else will chime in on this!<br><br>
Another thought, with drying on a rack, is to possibly run a fan near the dipes. This would not only aid in drying time, but in theory could make them less crunchy off the line (movement while drying helps this factor)!
 

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Yes, it will make them dry faster. I do this when I have to dry a work shirt quickly, throw the wet shirt in with a dry towel or two and whammo! Dry in no time! It works best when the ratio of dry items to wet is fairly even, though. One towel in a large load of dipes would help some, but probably not enough to cut it to one cycle if your dipes are **** taking more than a day to dry.<br><br>
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Thanks, calicokatt! I'm going to give it a try.
 

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My mom has always done that. Especially when drying jeans. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 
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