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Permanently stretching cotton polo?

TimelesStyle

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It's that time again, need new polo shirts. I ordered some from Banana because I've had good luck in the past, and they arrived last night. I tried a small and a medium tall (weird combo, I know, but in the past M sometimes needs to shrink some and I didn't want to lose length when shrinking the rest of the shirt).

The small fit perfectly in every way other than being an inch shorter than I'd ideally like (since I wear jeans on my hip). In your experience, have you been able to get a cotton polo to stretch an inch or so by just wetting and stretching it, or through some other method? I'd tend to wash these on cold and hang dry, so not worried about shrinking too much. The MT was just too big all around.
 

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Cotton is a woven fabric, therefore will always have give and take. The more you wear it, the stretchier it becomes. After the wash, it tightens up like a nuns legs.
 

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