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My daughter has been putting crayons in her pocket lately. Well my DH ( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"> ) just did a whole load of the girls clothes and there is black crayon all over them. I can't get it out! Any ideas mamas?
 

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Iron the clothing (on low!) with a few layers of paper towels between the iron and the clothing.<br><br>
The wax will melt and be soaked into the papertowel. I've never had to do this before but I've heard it works pretty well.
 

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Thank you for the advice unfortunetly i don't think it is crayon because it is not coming out no matter what i do! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: Thanks again!
 

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It may be grease from the washer's motor. My parents' washer had trouble once, and motor grease was seaping into the wash water and making black streaks on the clothes. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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we had this happen once, and goo-gone took care of it. I just squirted it on and let it sit a bit and washed again. It all came off. I don't know how "natural" goo-gone is though.
 

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My daughter did this to me THREE times in a row two summers ago. I lost too many clothes. She now does her own laundry.<br><br>
I had the best results with a hot wash, pretreating each and every streak with Zout. Some fabrics release crayon stains better than others, I have no idea why.
 
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